Well, here we are again! It's been a quiet week. I'm getting a bit worried that we are running out of summer much more quickly than I'm ready for. We've ordered Z's new and bigger backpack for first grade and his first lunch box. My baby's growing up!
As soon as I have some free time, I'm going to make my handwriting into a font. I rather like my handwriting. (via Techland)
Tired of the old-fashioned push-pin method of recording where you've been in the world? Trade up to a scratch-off map. It's like a lottery ticket but you've already won because you got to go somewhere new. (via ApartmentTherapy)
Diane of Bibliophile by the Sea has found that the NY Times has digitized book reviews back to 1981. Again, when I have some free time ...
If you're getting antsy for Jenny's Diana Wynne Jones week like I am (admittedly, I've just devoured two more DWJ novels in the past week or so ...), read this lovely tribute article. Apparently, she's an author worth knowing! (via A Fuse #8 Production)
io9 has collected bits of wisdom and advice from 34 sci-fi/fantasy authors. (Why 34 and not 42? I don't know.) I kind of love this one --
"You are precisely as big as what you love and precisely as small as what you allow to annoy you." — Robert Anton WilsonTastyKitchen has what they say is a muffin that tastes like a doughnut. I'm going to use my willpower to avoid making them though because they're really just a muffin dipped entirely in melted butter and covered in cinnamon sugar.
And now for a unique photo spread. The photographer, George Logan, has transposed African safari shots on a Scottish landscape. Marvelous! If you choose to buy the book, all proceeds go to The Born Free Foundation -- a very worthy cause. (via Flavorwire)
Saturday is a fun day,