This post by CJ is one of our favorites in this entire series!—Sparkitors Y’all may wonder, “What's it like way out there?" Well Gents and Ladies, I’m here to tell you. You know you're from the farm country when:-You wake up... More →
It's my birthday today, dear Sparklers. Sixty-eight (just kidding) years ago today, my beloved mother brought me into this world without an epidural (thanks, Mom! I'm sure that's why I made Dean's List!). It's hard to believe all that has passed in the last fourteen... More →
If nanometre is there, we think Sydney must be better than Melbourne! —Sparkitors
This is a shout-out for Sydney, my hometown! You know you’re from Sydney when:
You would actually not say “hometown” seriously.
You know Bondi Beach is lame.
However, you also... More →
Allyson has got a bad disease, and the only cure is COLLEGE (and summer vacation).—Sparkitors
When I was but a wee babe (and by wee babe, I mean a junior, because let’s face it, the difference between my mental state between this time... More →
EPIC VOCAB SHOUT-OUTS from yesterday's post go to:SecretlyAWizard:My mother chastises me when I beg too much for that orange kitten at the pet store. IT'S ONE OF MY DREAMS TO OWN AN ORANGE CAT,... More →
The rowdy celebrations following Osama Bin Laden's death have provoked controversy and misquoting. Here's Courtney Guth's insider take. —Sparkitors
Like many Americans, I can recall exactly where I was on September 11th, 2001. It was a Tuesday morning, and I was a... More →
Lonks is 30% done with her goal! AMAZING.—SparkitorsBook #30: The HistorianAuthor: Elizabeth Kostova
Reason for Reading: I found it once while playing with the book suggestions feature at My B&N and thought it looked absolutely fascinating.
Quote: "As a historian, I have learned... More →
amaryllismoon is a genius in the ways of the interwebz.—Sparkitors
So you go through your Facebook friends and purge your account of the people you never talk to or don't like because they post weird pictures of ducks every... More →