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Classic: Light in August by William Faulkner. Beautiful imagery, and an easy introduction to Faulkner (compared to The Sound and the Fury!)

Faulkner inspired me. He said, "The past is not dead. In fact, it's not even past." That remark became my mantra as I wrote my first book. Now I'm thinking about another Faulkner quote as I begin my second book. "Don't be a writer, be writing." Does Pinterest count?


In August of 2007, astronomers located a gigantic hole in the universe. This empty space, stretching nearly a billion light-years across, is devoid of any matter such as galaxies, stars, and gas, and neither does it contain the strange and mysterious dark matter, which can be detected but not seen. The large void in the Constellation Eridanus appears to be improbable given current cosmological models. God told Job He was beyond the empty space... The Book of Job in the Holy Bible


LightInAugust : "Perhaps they were right putting love in books... Perhaps it could not live anywhere else."

Disney World crowd calendar for the 2016-2017 school year

Planning to visit Disney World sometime between August 2016 and July 2017? I've got a chart of predicted crowd times based on school calendars of many of the biggest districts, holidays, cheerleading competitions, runDisney races, and years of experience being in the parks at all times of year...