Monthly Archives: August 2018

Word Cloud: ZOO

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I’m in the mood for a Trip to the Zoo, and I think Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953) will be the perfect guide. His classic books, The Bad Child’s Book of Beasts, and More Beasts for Worse Children, prove his knowledge … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: August 16, 2018

August 16th is National Airborne Day * National Bratwurst Day National Rum Day Roller Coaster Day * Tell a Joke Day _________________________________________ MORE!  Mary Gilmore, Auguste Rodin and Ida Browne, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 15, 2018

August 15th is Chauvin Day * Check (Your Pet’s) Chip Day * National Relaxation Day * Lemon Meringue Pie Day _________________________________________ MORE! Biddy Mason, Robert Bolt and Gertrude Shope, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 14, 2018

August 14th is Creamsicle Day World Lizard Day Social Security Act Day * National V-J Day * International Rosé (wine) Day National Navajo Code Talkers Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Ethel Payne, Max Klein and Lina Wertmüller, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 13, 2018

August 13th is Filet Mignon Day Prosecco wine Day International Lefthander’s Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Lucy Stone, Alfred Hitchcock and Maryam Mirzakhani, click

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TCS: Ecology, Blue Beads and Honey Buzzards

Good Morning! ________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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disinformation as misinformation and malinformation also involves framing

By ann summers Excellent Mother Jones article on disinformation that offers an opportunity to remind us that the interpretive tools are there, but they get misused or disused. Disinformation is false information that is deliberately created with the intent to … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: August 12, 2018

August 12th is International Youth Day * Julienne Fries Day Middle Child Day Personal Computer Day * Vinyl Record Day * World Elephant Day * _________________________________________ MORE!   Cleopatra, Isaac Singer and Sue Hendrickson, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 11, 2018

August 11th is Ingersoll Day * Play in the Sand Day Presidential Joke Day * Raspberry Bombe Day Daughter and Son Day _________________________________________ MORE! Hayk the Great, Louis Bogan and Alex Haley, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 10, 2018

August 10th is World Lion Day * National Lazy Day S’Mores Day Skyscraper Appreciation Day * Smithsonian Charter Day * _________________________________________ MORE! Yekuno Amlak, Rica Erickson and Michael Phelps, click

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