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How much do you know about Halloween and wicked Scariness?

This will be my last post for several weeks, so I thought I’d quiz you on your knowledge of anything scary and Halloween. MWAHHHH! I’ll provide the answers upon my return. Please post your answers in the comments, and whether or not you participate in the quiz, please leave a comment regarding your favorite candy. [...]

Banned Books Week

From September 23 to 29, it’s Banned Books Week, which raises public awareness of challenged and banned books—in support of freedom to seek and express ideas. Challenges to books are mainly in schools, bookstores, and libraries. I actually forgot about this week, until a blogger, Jeri Walker, posted about it on her blog. U.S. Book [...]

Going to the Doctor – America vs. Germany

Many of us aren’t fans of going to the doctor. We’d rather pretend our cholesterol or blood pressure is normal. Or the holidays are to blame for our additional weight gain, even if we’re not quite sure which holidays we’re referring to. For whatever reason, visits to the doctor make many of us uncomfortable. When [...]