✽ The modern Language Association has an interactive language map which shows how many people speak a language in a particular area. ~ link
✽ Since someone has decided that 9-11 should now be called "Patriot Day" I'll offer my definition of a patriot. A true patriot does not care so much about flying the colors, reciting a pledge, or singing an anthem, rather, quite simply, a true patriot is someone who is enamored with the well being of his or her people.
✽ Have you seen the Foursome Trivia Challenge on Sweeplee? ~ link
✽ Signs of fall:
- The tap water is once again cool (more or less).
- It was cool enough that I could start planting again: white pomegranate, dragon fruit, crescent orange, garlic, pineapples...
- Cheryl and I were actually starting to feel a little cool out there on the patio, under the misters @ Rubios last night.