National Authors’ Day

Celebrate #NationalAuthorsDay This November 1st let us, the avid readers, honor the countless writers who have share stories, whether it be personal or imaginative, and led us through a whirlwind of emotions and thoughts. Nellie Verne Burt McPherson, also a passionate reader, proposed the idea to celebrate American writers in 1928 when one her favorite authors, Irving Bacheller sent her a signed copy of his … Continue reading National Authors’ Day

Happy Mother’s Day, out there!

Happy Mother’s Day to all those caring, hard-working, and (above all) loving moms who deserve respect and adoration any and all days – not just today! In honor of them, we’d like to share this poem by Ken Nesbitt* on a mother’s unconditional love and unexpected love. Lunch Love Note Inside my lunch to my surprise a perfect heart-shaped love note lies. The outside says, … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day, out there!

An Encounter With Shakespeare

  Today’s the 400th anniversary of the bard’s death and there are a bunch of great pieces celebrating Shakespeare’s legacy. From NPR’s look into the role food played in his works to the New Yorker’s piece on its writers’ meaningful encounters reading Shakespeare, there is still a lot to be said about this man’s works and ideas. Here’s my close encounter with Shakespeare and how … Continue reading An Encounter With Shakespeare