Contagion the DVD is an engrossing, totally arresting movie! Not for children, the reality and ugliness and fear of a major pandemic is terrifyingly portrayed.
The end of an epoch has come and shown us all that the technological sea change which is the computer has reached the high tide mark on the shore. Encyclopedia Britannica will no longer offer a print edition.
A pleasant surprise--a book that isn't from any of my favorite genres, and I still really liked it! South of Superior is set in the fictional UP town of McAllaster, along Superior's shore. Knowing that the author lives in Grand Marais and runs the charming West Bay Diner gives the book more credibility and really reinforces the authenticity.
Now in its 5th edition, How to be a perfect stranger is a unique and essential resource for the cross-cultural guest. Voted Best Reference of the Year, I highly recommend checking out this book at need. Anyone who is invited to a wedding or other service of a religion other than their own will be completely assured of their dress and behavior after consulting this terrific introductory resource. Each chapter answers the questions in the essential checklist: How should I be dressed? What will happen during the service? What will happen after the service?