MLK Day 2015


Martin Luther King Jr Day 2015 | Google

It’s another day to say thank you. 🙂

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Jorie’s Top Ten Bookish Google Doodles


Top Ten Tuesday | The Broke and the Bookish

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Top Ten – Freebie

(Thanks for the inspiration, Google!)

1.  Rachel Carson’s 107th Birthday (May 27, 2014)

Rachel Louise Carson's 107th Birthday

2. Octavio Paz’s 100th Birthday (March 31, 2014)

Octavio Paz's 100th Birthday (born 1914)

3.  Zora Neale Hurston’s 123rd Birthday (January 7, 2014) 

Zora Neale Hurston's 123rd Birthday

4. Albert Camus’ 100th Birthday (November 7, 2013)

Albert Camus's 100th Birthday

5. Maurice Sendak’s 85th Birthday (June 10, 2013)

6. Douglas Adams’ 61st Birthday (March 11, 2013)

7. Bram Stoker’s 165th Birthday (November 08, 2012)

Bram Stoker's 165th Birthday

8. 161st Anniversary of Moby Dick

161st Anniversary of Moby Dick's First Publishing

9. Mark Twain’s 176th Birthday (November 30, 2011)

Mark Twain's 176th Birthday

10. Robert Louis Stevenson’s 160th Birthday (November 13, 2010)

Robert Louis Stevenson's 160th Birthday

September 6th: Jane Addams!


The Doodle celebrating Jane Addams, posted on September 6th, 2013.

One of my ‘sheroes’ is Jane Addams. Today would’ve been her 153rd! One thing that has long fascinated me about Addams was that in order to keep Hull House afloat, she wrote pamphlets about social reform. So, writing kept Addams’ dream alive and she aided countless people. For more on Jane Addams, check out this post by Speaking Up | for all creators and innovators – September 6th: Jane Addams!.