5 Things: Can’t Stop Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the organ donation recipient whose surgeon was willing to go above and beyond to make sure that the organ got there in time. That might have been quite a sight! Well, even if your doctor probably wouldn’t go to such lengths for you, it isContinue reading “5 Things: Can’t Stop Edition”

5 Things: Valentine Boss Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the 18-year-old who bought her first lottery ticket “for fun” and won. It sounds like she’s got her medical school tuition handled! Well, even if all you won this week was the lottery of unfortunate events, it is Friday, my friends! That means it’s timeContinue reading “5 Things: Valentine Boss Edition”

5 Things: Book Bear Dance Edition

Happy Friday and Happy (early) Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Hope you all had a great week like the 82-year-old Walmart employee who is now able to retire thanks to the kindness of strangers. Such a lovely story! Well, even if you feel like you should retire but are only 35, it is Friday, myContinue reading “5 Things: Book Bear Dance Edition”

Advent 2022: Day 19

Good morning! Brrrr. The home stretch to Christmas has arrived. Hopefully, you are all staying warm and getting ready for time with loved ones! Just in case your Christmas shopping is not complete, here are some “suitable” gift ideas published in the The Glasgow Herald on Dec 18, 1857. Which book would you prefer toContinue reading “Advent 2022: Day 19”

Advent 2022: Day 7

Good morning! Hope that you all are having a great week so far. Today marks the anniversary of the attack on Pear Harbor on December 7, 1941. It can be challenging to mark an important day in American history without being a downer at Christmastime. Fortunately, the talented Ellie Lieberman has come to my rescue!Continue reading “Advent 2022: Day 7”

Advent 2022: Day 2

Good morning! We’re only on the second day of Advent but somehow Christmas seems awfully close. Today, here’s a little snippet from Louisa May Alcott’s short story “Christmas Turkey and How it Came.” In this story, siblings Kitty, Tommy, and Sammy take it upon themselves to orchestrate Christmas for their overworked parents. To make enoughContinue reading “Advent 2022: Day 2”

5 Things: Spooky and Sweet Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the Kentucky coal miner who got much more than expected when he took his son to a University of Kentucky game. Well, even if you weren’t able to make it to a basketball game this week or anything as fun, it is Friday! And youContinue reading “5 Things: Spooky and Sweet Edition”

5 Things: Shakespeare Phobia Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the folks who learned that vacations are (mostly) good for relationships. That must have been a nice study to be a part of. I do think that the 23% of people on vacation were probably the couples you always see snapping at each other inContinue reading “5 Things: Shakespeare Phobia Edition”

5 Things: Stack Snap Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the English “lads” who decided to tackle mental health challenges by walking. A brilliant way to stay healthy mentally and physically. Well done, lads! Well, even if walking isn’t quite your thing this time of the year (it is getting chilly in many places aroundContinue reading “5 Things: Stack Snap Edition”

5 Things: Velcro Books are Old Enough Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the folks who just learned that a velcro leg wrap could improve their quality of life starting next year! Isn’t technology grand? This current era of science and research is so interesting sometimes. Well, even if the only interesting technology that you’ve encountered this weekContinue reading “5 Things: Velcro Books are Old Enough Edition”