Creepify Your Crypt

You're reading and watching some seriously spooky stuff. You've settled on a great costume. You've bought enough candy to rot your teeth a thousand times over. What else can you do to get yourself in an appropriately hair-raising mood? You need to create a suitably scary atmosphere, of course! It's time, my friends, to creepify […]

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A Readable Feast: Diwali Treats!

Welcome back to A Readable Feast, where I convince my wonderful coworkers to share their most treasured recipes with us! This time around I've landed a real gem, folks. The Indian holiday of Diwali (or Deepavali) is just around the corner and one of my lovely coworkers has shared a favorite Diwali-related recipe with me. […]

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Washington Apples!

Ah, Fall. Return of the rain, and...new, crispy Washington apples! Sinking your teeth into a crunchy local apple may inspire you to consider planting one or two of your own apple trees. Here in the Pacific Northwest where the ground doesn't freeze, you don't have to wait until spring thaw. Just make sure the trees […]

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Gratitude, Your Way

Gratitude doesn't take much time. But it does take reflection and a bit of mental effort to bring gratitude into your day. There's a lot not to be grateful about, and yet there is almost always something we can reflect on positively, at some point in the day. I have a family member who hasn't been […]

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Reading Is Easier with the Dyslexic Font from Overdrive

OverDrive is the only US eBook provider to offer a dyslexic font option as a reading setting. Select this option in the OverDrive app, Libby, browser-based OverDrive Read, and at the OverDrive website. Standard typefaces are often difficult to read for people with dyslexia as the letters are hard to differentiate and words tend to jumble […]

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