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Presidential Debate Over-What Now?


With the elections just a little less than three weeks away, there's still plenty of time to obsess over this poll and that poll. I prefer to spend my time worrying about the current and near future Supreme Court vacancies. After all, a presidential term (even two) is a drop in the bucket compared to the […]

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¿Día de los muertos o Halloween?


En una reciente visita a una tienda de Halloween me di cuenta de que los vestidos y el maquillaje inspirados en el día de muertos están siendo usados como disfraces de Halloween. Aunque hay similitudes entre el origen espiritual del día de Halloween y el del Día de los Muertos (también conocido como Día de los Santos) la forma […]

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Day of the Dead or Halloween?


As my recent visit to the Halloween store revealed, colorful Day of the Dead inspired skeleton makeup and dresses are once again trending as popular Halloween costumes in the consumer world. While Day of the Dead parallels All Saints Day origins of Halloween, the way that Halloween is celebrated in today's world (pumpkin carving, costume wearing, trick-or-treating, haunted houses) differs greatly from the sacred traditions […]

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The Big Library Read is Back!


The Big Library Read is back and better than ever! What is the Big Library Read, you ask? It's an awesome digital book club that encourages book lovers around the world to read and discuss a pre-selected eBook together a few times each year. From October 13-27, 2016 OverDrive will make one eBook available to […]

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