Interesting idea. I'll try to remember at 9 p.m.--which time? Greenwich mean time? each time zone? grin Cindy --- Estelnalissi <airadil@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Today is J. R. R. Tolkien's birthday, Traditionally, > his admirers stand, raise a glass of anything at > nine pe em this day and say, "The Professor," and > drink a toast. > > This gesture, though simple and brief has been a > meaningful tradition. This year I'm enspired to > start a date book and take a significant 15 seconds > a day to toast the birth, or anniversary of > something that matters to me. > > For example, > on the anniversary of Bookshare's founding, "Books > Prepared and Shared" > on Delmar's Birthday, "Close Cousins," > on Shakespeare's birthday, ""Humanity as Theater." > on Beethoven's birthday, "The composer who heard the > sublime in silence" > On Thoreau's birthday, "student of nature" > > It's a nice way to give a nod to people and ideas > worth remembering. > > If on any day anyone here has a toast to propose, I > always have ice water or something wet, and fifteen > seconds to spare. > > The way my random thoughts spawn personal projects > you'd think I didn't have a passel of books to > validate. > > Always with love, > > Lissi > > > > Cindy __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.