Announcement: Henceforth my tumblr will be a Prince George Appreciation Blog.
I am so proud of this shitty photoshop I did.
March Book Photo Challenge Day 24: Next Up
I’m about to finish The Fellowship of the Ring (re-read) and I’m going to start reading The Two Towers right away.
"In May 1850, a 20-year-old Potawatomi tribal leader named Simon Pokagon was camping at the headwaters of Michigan’s Manistee River during trapping season when a far-off gurgling sound startled him. It seemed as if “an army of horses laden with sleigh bells was advancing through the deep forests towards me,” he later wrote. ‘As I listened more intently, I concluded that instead of the tramping of horses it was distant thunder; and yet the morning was clear, calm, and beautiful.’ The mysterious sound came ‘nearer and nearer,’ until Pokagon deduced its source: ‘While I gazed in wonder and astonishment, I beheld moving toward me in an unbroken front millions of pigeons, the first I had seen that season.’
"These were passenger pigeons, Ectopistes migratorius, at the time the most abundant bird in North America and possibly the world…”
Don’t let that image fool you. Click on the video; you won’t regret it.
(You’ll probably also shed a few tears at the end.)
AHHHHHHHHH. So good!
See this, THIS is how adult education and illiteracy should be in real life.
People being kind, supportive, encouraging, not mocking because you took a little longer to learn something.
I’m sorry I get really emotional about people learning and education and I’m crying really hard right now because I really wish this was a commercial for a adult education network/organization that was becoming mainstream and commonplace and celebrated and not about alcohol
This is a beautiful commercial. Even though it is a commercial for alcohol, it hands down beats the usual marketing devices for such products.
this is fucking fantastic
I’M NOT CRYING YOU’RE CRYING
you know I used to be a person who did not cry at things?
NOT TRUE ANYMORE.
jeez. watch this.
This is stunning!
One of the best things I’ve seen in a long while. Well done.
Oh god. I hate that it’s an ad, but it’s really beautiful.
To amuse those of you who are grading papers this week. - Flynn
Team The Best Team
Save the date - next week is Preservation Week, and to celebrate, our book conservator @moonlightbinder is doing an #AMA right here on tumblr!
Ever wondered why using tape on a book is a no-no? Or how you can “wash” a book? This AMA is for you.
Submit questions to our Ask in advance or on the day - Wednesday, April 30th. We’ll be answering questions throughout the day (well, 9-5 EST) and Katie will be live from noon until 2pm EST.