Friday, June 10, 2016

Just Wait till the Dust Settles Weekly Link Round-Up

Our niece Daisy is here, visiting from England and trying to adjust to the radical differences in temperature. We're having too much fun for me to sit down and talk about it much, so you're just going to have to wait until the dust settles. In the mean time, here are some links for you. Enjoy!

►Books, Movies & Other Interesting Tidbits◄

►Channeling My Inner Indiana Jones◄

►Channeling My Inner Elly Mae Clampett◄

►The Happy Wanderer◄
  • This sounds as though it belongs in Ripley's Believe It or Not: bug poop is turning the Taj Mahal green. 
  • If you visit Mexico, whatever you do, stay out of the Rio Lerma River
  • Nine breathtaking reasons you've got to travel to the Azores
  • Growing up in Peter Pan's...err... J.M. Barrie's house.
  • Inside the most amazing map library that you've never hear of. (It's in Wisconsin.)

►Fascinating Folk◄
  • Jane Fawcett, one of the Bletchley Park decoders, has died at the age of 95. 
  • Yang Jiang, a Chinese writer and translator of Don Quixote, has died at the age of 104.

►I ♥ Lists◄

That's all for this week! Don't forget to stop by next Friday when I'll be sharing a freshly selected batch of links for your surfing pleasure.

Have a great weekend, and read something fabulous!


  1. Have a wonderful, wonderful visit, Cathy!! Meanwhile, I'm off to explore Aristotle's tomb...


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