Welcome to a hectic Saturday here in WeBeReading land. This coming week holds a festive occasion -- Z's 6th birthday! My youngest sibling (the darling S) is flying up from California for the big day and we are having a Slip n' Slide party for up to twenty kindergarteners on Friday afternoon. Yikes! So if we don't comment on your blogs this week (or possibly even post), we are just busy making food, decorating and having a party!
If you haven't heard about a Seattle boy's inspiring Make-A-Wish superhero experience, go have a read. It gives you back a bit of faith in humanity.
Tove Jansson's illustrations of Middle Earth from The Hobbit are strange and magical. (via io9)
Torani, makers of flavored syrups usually found in coffeehouses, has come up with a new flavor. (via Techland)
Jacket Copy has gathered some of the best photos of readers around the world. It makes me, well, want to read!
And the video of the week, via EW's Shelf Life, is Bill Murray reading poetry to construction workers --
Now wish me luck while I clean house, weed the yard and do a lot of other pointless things because six year olds won't notice anyway!
Grateful for a sunny forecast,