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Happy Weekend!


My plans: reading…sleeping…reading…sleeping…reading… What about you? (Photo by Stefany Alves.)

It’s the little things…


…the small treasures of others, that are so fascinating… {Ismay Ozga} {Rachel Duarte} {Mundo Flo} {Holly Becker} {little branches} {Marcado Imaginario} {Sabine Timm} {Vamoose} When I was in elementary school, I collected rhinestones and little wooden animals. I wish I still had them! Why are the small collections of others so interesting?

Banned Books Week

banned books week

Time to dig out Lady Chatterley, it’s Banned Books Week! My favorite banned books: “The Sun Also Rises,” “I know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” “Girl, Interrupted,” “Beloved” and everything by D.H. Lawrence. How can you pick just one? What’s on your banned books list? (Posters via An Oddly Calm Teenager’s Life.)

Lula Magazine, Issue 13


The new Lula is out. Previously I bought it at Borders. Alas. Now I need to find a new source! Looking forward to seeing what’s inside.

National Coffee Day?


Well why not? Some outlets here (with the exception of Starbucks) are giving away free coffee today because, somehow, Sept. 29 has been declared National Coffee Day in the US. Out of fairness, I think we should have a National Tea Day as well. Don’t you? (Collage by Indie Rocket. Click for photo credits.)

“Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” Movie Trailer

This is AMAZING. I can’t wait to see this movie!! The little boy is a 13-year-old Jeopardy winner. He’s making his acting debut! And Toms Hanks is the dad… Of course it’s based on the brilliant book by Jonathan Safran Foer. (He dedicated the book to someone very special.) This made my morning.

The Little Prince by Moleskine


The Oxford Comma

Who Needs It?

The debate over whether or not to use the Oxford Comma was actually a Google trending topic today… It’s surprising and interesting that people have such strong opinions about it. Here’s one explanation from comma supporters: The Oxford comma is the difference between “We invited the strippers, JFK, and Stalin” (3 attending the party) and […]

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