What Facebook is Good For


Prompted by invites from friends and discussions of it’s usefulness in the library blogosphere I joined Facebook at the beginning of August (See previously: On Facebook Now). Due to my age, ignorance, or perhaps even my anti-social tendencies, I wasn’t sure of what exactly I use Facebook for, but I plowed ahead anyway. Recently, Susan…

Januarius


A quick post about a saint about whom Saint of the Day says “Nothing is known of Januarius’s life.”  A greater mystery is a reliquary of Januarius’s blood in the Naples’ cathedral which is dry most of the time but is said to miraculously liquefy on his feast day each year.  Januarius himself was the…

Arrr!!!!


Avast me hearties, it be International Talk Like a Pirate Day. All ye lubbers head over to the official web page and learn how to talk like a pirate. Shiver me timbers, ye’ll even learn pirate pick up lines! Today is a good day for ye bilge rats to: Read about pirates (if ye be…