LOTR · NovElla · The Hobbit

Tolkien Reading Day 2018

March 25th is Tolkien Reading Day! Per the Tolkien Society, the Tolkien Reading Day theme for 2018 is “Home and Hearth: the many ways of being a Hobbit”. On that note, here is an excerpt from Bilbo’s walking song: The Road goes ever on and on Down from the door where it began. Now far… Continue reading Tolkien Reading Day 2018

Austen · Banannabelle · Cinderella · Education · Math · NovElla

How to Bake Pi

March 14th is Pi Day! It’s also the birthday of Albert Einstein. In honor of Pi Day, today’s post highlights a pertinent book about mathematics. “It is a truth universally acknowledged that mathematics is difficult,” writes mathematics professor Eugenia Cheng, with as much tongue-in-cheek as Austen’s original statement. In How to Bake Pi, Cheng explains… Continue reading How to Bake Pi

Dr. Seuss · NovElla · Quotes

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! March 2nd is the birthday of children’s book writer Theodor Geisel. Fun Fact from the Seussville website: Geisel’s middle name was Seuss, after his mother’s maiden name; and the family, at least in that context, actually pronounced it Zoice, not Soose. “Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living” – Dr. Seuss

Cinderella · Fairy Tale · NovElla

Ella Enchanted

“If he knew much about Bast, I was in for trouble – unless orange coaches were common there.” Tell a Fairy Tale Day is coming on February 26th! And so I bring you, Ella Enchanted! What could be better than a day for fairy tales? Although that might as well be every day for me…… Continue reading Ella Enchanted