13 Author Quotes For This Year's Day Of Happiness

13 Author Quotes For This Year's Day Of Happiness

This week we celebrate the International Day of Happiness, and the theme for this year is “Happier Together”.   Sometimes it can be a challenge to stay connected with one another, even if we do care. Here are some quotes from authors that inspire us to hold on tighter to the people that bring us happiness.       Nicholas Sparks (author of The Notebook) “If conversation was the lyrics, laughter was the music, making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale.”   There are those people who you can just spend …

13 Author Quotes For This Year’s Day Of Happiness

13 Author Quotes For This Year’s Day Of Happiness

This week we celebrate the International Day of Happiness, and the theme for this year is “Happier Together”.   Sometimes it can be a challenge to stay connected with one another, even if we do care. Here are some quotes from authors that inspire us to hold on tighter to the people that bring us happiness.       Nicholas Sparks (author of The Notebook) “If conversation was the lyrics, laughter was the music, making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale.”   There are those people who you can just spend …

The Web Goes Wild for New Arachnid Species Named After Literary Spiders

The Web Goes Wild for New Arachnid Species Named After Literary Spiders

For anyone who hates creepy crawlers, turn away now. However, if you see spiders for the fascinating little creatures that they are, you may want to read this. That also goes for fans of some of the best fantasy literature in history. Since I’m the one my family calls when there is a spider in the house that needs to be put outside, I now feel like my task is actually bigger than it seems.   Image Via Pensoft blog  As discussed in CNet’s article, there has recently been a discovery by Doctors Antonio Brescovit and Igor Cizauskas along with Leandro Mota …

Home Where ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Written Up For Sale

Home Where ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Written Up For Sale

  The 44-acre Maine farm where E.B. White wrote beloved children’s classic ‘Charlotte’s Web’ is reportedly now up for sale.   Image courtesy of eNotes Blog    Though the farm has been around since the 1700’s, White and his wife Katherine bought the property in 1933. White lived there till his death in 1985, writing both ‘Charlotte’s Web’ and ‘Stuart Little’ during his residence.   Image courtesy of Letters of Note   The home is currently selling for $3.7 million, though it remains to be seen if well-read spiders and plucky pigs will be part of the deal.   Featured image …