Day 69: Newspaper Carrier Day

September 4 is Newspaper Carrier Day. Newspaper Carrier Day is celebrated in the United States and honors Barney Flaherty, the first newspaper carrier  hired in 1833, as well as all current newspaper carriers. It is celebrated on the anniversary of Flaherty’s hiring by Benjamin Day, publisher of the New York Sun. It is also observed by…

Day 14: Librarian

I’ve hit the two-week mark and I’m not over it yet – YAY! Only 24 fortnights to go (doesn’t sound too hard when you put it like that) Now let’s get better acquainted….with the dewy decimal system and today’s theme: librarian. So rather than go for a modern librarian – SNORE – I’ve opted for a…