Thursday, June 21, 2012

A Change Of Pace

On a day such as today, with our region in the grip of an early Summer heat wave, let us take a break from Bar Review, Summer jobs, and the like to pause for a moment and think instead about icebergs and penguins.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The First Library of Congress

Library of Congress AddressLocated on Independence Avenue in Washington, D.C., the Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world.  However, the original library of the United States Congress was consumed in the fire that destroyed the Capitol Building on August 24, 1814.

Click here to read more about The Mysterious Disappearance of the First Library of Congress.

Hat tip to Nathan Dorn.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Become a fan of the 2012 Olympics on Facebook

"Facebook is aiming to become a one-stop shop for fans looking for information about the Olympics with a new hub with links to athletes, teams and sports.

The hub includes links to Michael Phelps, Aly Raisman, Jessica Hardy and Logan Tom, among others. Fans can also follow teams from various countries, including Team Ireland, the Swiss Olympic Team and, of course, the US Olympic Team.

Facebook has also launched a Page for the Olympic Games where fans can follow the action. That Page already has 2.8 million fans."  (read more about it here:

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Monday, June 18, 2012

There is an app for ....

Mindfulness Meditation.  Let's fact it, law school and the practice of law are well known as stressful.  So meditation is also known to reduce stress but you don't know how or are just not sure.  The iPhone mindfulness meditation app may be just what you need.  At $1.99 it makes your exploration of meditation fun and easy.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat