I just have a few items for this round up.
R.I.P. Purvis Young and Louise Bourgeois.
Want to save money on books-Thriftbooks, also a Wikipedia entry.
Did you know that there is a Southern Food and Beverage Museum? No, I didn't either.
Apropos for the season: BBQ Sauce Reviews and Hot Sauce World.
The world is gearing up for the FIFA World Cup and I just read that 32 members of the Haitian Football Soccer Federation including 2 coaches died in the January earthquake.
Discovered a new rare book blog in my Internet travels-BookTryst.
I only got 6 correct on this Mark Twain quiz-Blast!!!! I hope you do better.
Lapham's Quarterly has a very cool Friends, Lovers and Family graph.
Oh fun-interactive Magnetic Words 3.0.
Maps that change the world.
Joyce Bailey donated clothing from her deceased mother's collection of clothing designed and worn by African Americans over several generations to the Smithsonian. These items will be on exhibit at the soon-to-be constructed National Museum of African American History. Nice Washington Post slideshow.
Really enjoying the National Postal Museum's blog-Pushing the Envelope.
50 iconic book covers.
Your daughter's summer reading list.
50th anniversary library edition of the Cramer Kik-Step Stool; a step stool for bookworms.
Have a great week.
"As surgeons keep their instruments and knives always at hand for cases requiring immediate treatment, so shouldst thou have thy thoughts ready...." Marcus Aurelius