Beware the Ides of March! Last week brought tornadoes to Michigan, record-setting temperatures to Chicago, snow and ice to the Pacific Northwest, and storms along the California coast. And winter isn’t even officially over ’til later this week. We can’t wait to see what April brings.
New iPad: A Polishing of the Old
The new iPad is here! Last week people were standing in line all over the world waiting to purchase the newly released iPad. Were you one of them? Leave us a comment, and tell us what you think of it. Thanks to Kelly Woods Lynch (@Kelly_Lynch) from Utah for posting this review from the New York Times.
Encyclopaedia Britannica Is Dead, Long Live Encyclopaedia Britannica
Remember the days when you had a school paper to write and the first thing you did was pull open the Encyclopedia Britannica? Last week Encyclopedia Britannica announced they would stop printing the 32-volume print version. Good news, though: they’ll be available online. Thanks to Lucas Wyrish @Lucas_Wyrsh of Zurich, Switzerland for this info.
Field Of Dreams to be Turned into a $38m Theme Park
If you build it, they will come. That was the theme of the movie Field of Dreams. It was announced last week that a couple plans to buy the Iowa farmhouse and field featured in the film and turn it into a youth baseball tournament and training complex. Now that’s a home run. Thanks to Jacobyte By Name @jacobyte969 from across the pond (U.K.) for this post.
Healthy BBQ Fish Recipes Start Here
With this unusually early spring weather comes great grilling opportunities. Here’s a Greek-influenced recipe for BBQ fish that’s only one of many easy and healthy fish BBQ recipes. Slap on your apron, and fire up that grill! Thanks to Paul Yates (@OutdoorChef) for this great recipe.
Video of the Week
Our video of the week is dedicated to the United States Coast Guard. Every day these brave men and women risk their lives so that others may live. Semper Paratus!
Did you enjoy this edition of Monday Madeleines? What wacky weather have you had in your area? How’s that new iPad? Leave a comment and let us know. No over-sharing here. (But if you somehow cross that line, we’ll let you know.)