Phileas Fogg Day

You may seem some new alterations in the site in the coming days, it was transfered to the new version of blogger which has lots of delightful little toys. including keyword indexing, if you check the bottom of the posts. (i will try to get that embedded into the sidebar)

calendar •
1872 – Phileas Fogg completes his trip Around the World in 80 Days, according to Jules Verne.
1911 – Hortense Calisher is born
1929 – Boston bookseller James De Lacey is sentenced to one month in jail and fined $500 for selling Lady Chatterley’s Lover.
1954 – Sandra Cisneros is born

pennywatching • Did you know that Amazon has a program where if the price of your purchase drops within 30 days you can apply for a refund of the difference? neither did I. Here’s a site called Amazon Price Watch which helps you watch the prices at Amazon: “
This website is designed to check Amazon.com prices daily. If the price of your items drop, then you will receive a single message detailing the new price. If the price drops within 30 days of purchasing an item, you can request a refund for the difference. The e-mail you will receive when the price drops, has a link to the support page where you can request your refund.”

write right • Who knew there was a not, I cause god knows my handwriting is prescription grade.

argh • From NYT chick-lit begets mommy-lit, I’m convinced that they have fired every editor in the us and replaced them with ‘packagers’ who don’t or possibly can’t read the books they create.

linkalert • I have added a few new blog links to the sidebar – right there on the left above Day Killers.

banktoaster • in from Y. a hysterical Brussels Sprout squash you all flat game – and in from Don L. a virtual paper doll dress up game. (truly you REALLY WANT TO squash the brussel sprouts)

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