Quotation of the day

Alexander Pope


On cold December fragrant chaplets blow,
And heavy harvests nod beneath the snow.

Hannah Senesh

Blessed is the match consumed in kindling flame,
Blessed is the flame that burns in the secret fastness of the heart.

H. F. Ellis


An unwatched pot boils immediately.

Oscar Wilde

I am no longer young enough to know everything.

Sophocles

Sons are the anchors of a mother's life.

George R.R. Martin in A Dance with Dragons

A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.

Leonard Rubino

Show me a person who doesn’t make mistakes and I’ll show you a person who doesn’t do anything.

Robert Buchanan


I wander forth this chill December dawn:
John Frost and all his elves are out, I see,
As busy as the elfin world can be,
Clothing a world asleep with fleecy lawn.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you.

Maurice Sendak

There's so much more to a book than just the reading.

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Quotations from yesterdays

The collectiion: Books



Silkworm - Robert Galbraith

This book is the second in a new mystery series by J.K. Rowling writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. We again follow Private Detective Cormoran...

Today in history

Birth of a Rolling Stone and a premiere of a classic


On December 18 in: 1777, The United States celebrates its first Thanksgiving, marking the recent victory by the Americans over British forces in the Battle...

Word of the day

Ful•min•ate

(verb) to complain loudly or angrily

Kids cook



Cheddar-Scallion Panini

What you will need:1 1/2 cups shredded sharp white cheddar cheese2 tablespoons butter4 scallions, thinly sliced (green parts only)8 slices whole wheat...

Interesting things

Dronestagram


Ever hear of Dronestagram? It's dedicated to videos and photographs taken with drones.

New DVD5



Return to Zero

RETURN TO ZERO, starring Minnie Driver and Paul Adelstein, is based on the true story of a successful couple preparing for the arrival of their first child...

Quotation of the day

Judy Garland

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

The collection: Music



Ledges - Noah Gundersen

2014 release from the singer/songwriter. At the tender age of 24, Noah Gundersen is already a young veteran who recorded his first album on his dad...

Science fair



T.P. Shooters

You can use ping pong balls or marshmallows as amo for these cool shooters.What you will need:2 toilet-paper tubes (or 1 paper-towel tube, cut in half...
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