Yesterday Was International Talk Like a Pirate Day


This Week Is Banned Books Week

A far more interesting "holiday", in my opinion; one which more of us should pay attention to, in my opinion. Lisa Inman has a good post (scroll down to September 18, 2003) on why you should be reading a dangerous book (like Harry Potter or even Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time, two of the hundred most challenged books in North America). And, of course, there is the American Library Association web page on the subject. Finally, there's a post that I wrote, well over a year ago...

Interesting Clouds From Isabel

I didn't take this shot, Marguerite did, from Long Island:

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