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FYI May 10, 2021

On This Day

1801 – First Barbary War: The Barbary pirates of Tripoli declare war on the United States of America.[13]
The First Barbary War (1801–1805), also known as the Tripolitanian War and the Barbary Coast War, was the first of two Barbary Wars, in which the United States and Sweden fought against the four North African states known collectively as the “Barbary States”. Three of these were autonomous, but nominally provinces of the Ottoman Empire: Tripoli, Algiers, and Tunis. The fourth was the independent Sultanate of Morocco.[5]

The cause of the U.S. participation was pirates from the Barbary States seizing American merchant ships and holding the crews for ransom, demanding the U.S. pay tribute to the Barbary rulers. United States President Thomas Jefferson refused to pay this tribute. Sweden had been at war with the Tripolitans since 1800.[6]

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Born On This Day

1900 – Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, English-American astronomer and astrophysicist (d. 1979)[82]
Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkin (née Payne; May 10, 1900 – December 7, 1979) was a British-born American astronomer and astrophysicist who proposed in her 1925 doctoral thesis that stars were composed primarily of hydrogen and helium.[1] Her groundbreaking conclusion was initially rejected because it contradicted the scientific wisdom of the time, which held that there were no significant elemental differences between the Sun and Earth. Independent observations eventually proved she was correct.

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FYI

Capital Concerts: PBS’ NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT: A NIGHT OF REMEMBRANCE Returns With Performances And Tributes From Washington, D.C. And Around The Country Honoring All Of Our American Heroes
 
 
 
 

By MessyNessy 13 Things I Found on the Internet Today (Vol. DLIII): Bill Gates’ Mugshot; This Perfect Little Cottage for Rent in the French Alps; Documenting the toilets of the Alps; What It’s Like To Be Stuck In The Mount Everest Traffic Jam 20,000 Feet Above Sea Level; Rower Women of 15th Century Sweden; Draining and cleaning a Venice canal, 1950s.; This Colourful Village on a Bridge in China; “Colette,” the Oscar-Winning Short Documentary about a French resistance fighter and more ->
 
 
 
 
Wickersham’s Conscience: Oregon Coast Notebook: Coos County
 
 
 
 

BloominThyme: Cure for Ant Bites
 
 
 
 

Marion Owen: 25 years of writing about gardening in Kodiak, Alaska (Column #1300)
 
 
 
 
Maggie from Bliss Blog & Shop and more ->
 
 
 
 
The Passive Voice, From Publishers Weekly: School Libraries Are the Bedrocks of Freedom
 
 
The Passive Voice, From Jane Friedman: How to Find Compelling Comps for Your Book
 
 
 
 
By Doyle Rice, USA Today: ‘Extraordinary discovery:’ Remains of nine Neanderthals found in Italian cave; they were likely killed and eaten by hyenas
 
 
 
 
By Paula Span, The New York Times: ‘I Need to Know I Tried’ Time-limited trials offer I.C.U. patients and their families a sense of empowerment in the face of low odds.
 
 
 
 
By Ryan Warrender, Product Partnerships Manager, Google Web Creators: Raise the visibility of your Web Stories
 
 
 
 
By Savannah Tanbusch, Blog Profiles: Marine Life Blogs
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Recipes

By Anja, Food Talk Daily: Sourdough Life-changing Bread
 
 
By Arlene Erlbach, Taste of Home: Cauliflower Dill Kugel
 
 
By Kelli Foster, The Kitchn: Every Single Summer Salad Recipe You’ll Ever Need
 
 
By Betty Crocker Kitchens: How to Make a Dump-and-Go Rice Casserole with Any Ingredients
 
 
Taste of Home: Italian Spaghetti Salad; Judy Garland’s Vegetable Salad; 40 Vegetarian Picnic Salads for Summer and more ->
 
 
By Jessie Sheehan, The Spruce Eats: Cream Cheese Stuffed Chocolate Cookies


 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 
 
 

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Stacy, Carol RT Book Reviews

Welcome to the Stump the Bookseller blog!

Stump the Bookseller is a service offered by Loganberry Books to reconnect people to the books they love but can’t quite remember. In brief (for more detailed information see our About page), people can post their memories here, and the hivemind goes to work. After all, the collective mind of bibliophiles, readers, parents and librarians around the world is much better than just a few of us thinking. Together with these wonderful Stumper Magicians, we have a nearly 50% success rate in finding these long lost but treasured books. The more concrete the book description, the better the success rate, of course. It is a labor of love to keep it going, and there is a modest fee. Please see the How To page to find price information and details on how to submit your Book Stumper and payment.

Thanks to everyone involved to keep this forum going: our blogging team, the well-read Stumper Magicians, the many referrals, and of course to everyone who fondly remembers the wonder of books from their childhood and wants to share or revisit that wonder. Isn’t it amazing, the magic of a book?

907 Updates May 10, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Sightseeing tour survive helicopter crash in Palmer; The wait is over: 24 hours of daylight arrives in Utqiagvik and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: Spring is in the air in Kotzebue, and so are the birds and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Driver Pulled from Vehicle in Palmer as it Burst into Flames Sunday Morning; Sterling Man on DUI-Drugs Conditions of Release Runs into Building and Charged again; NASA crews plan busy summer at Poker Flat Research Range; This Day In Alaska History May 10th, 1957 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: Danger fish
 
 
 
 
By Suzanne Downing, Editor, Must Read Alaska: Monday Newsletter – Comparing conservatives to Hitler is all the rage
 
 
 
 
By Megan McDonald, Only in Your State Alaska: Take An Easy Loop Trail Past Some Of The Prettiest Scenery In Alaska On The Reflections Lake Trail

Military May 10, 2021

DoD: Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Corpsman William Halyburton Jr. and more ->
 
 
 
 
Military.com: The Untold Story of the Hunt for Osama Bin Laden; 5 Incredible Songs by Army Vet and R&B Legend Lloyd Price and more->
 
 
 
 
Task & Purpose: This Army unit will now immediately start separating soldiers found guilty of assault or harassment The new policies went into effect on May 1. And more->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
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Quotes May 10, 2021

You must remember never to cease to act because you fear you may fail.
Queen Lili’uokalani,
first sovereign queen and last monarch of the Hawaiian islands
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
 
 
 
 
The way to lose any earthly kingdom is to be inflexible, intolerant and prejudicial.
Queen Lili’uokalani,
first sovereign queen and last monarch of the Hawaiian islands
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
 
 
 
 
True art selects and paraphrases, but seldom gives a verbatim translation.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
 
 
 
 
Walk boldly through your life with an open, broken heart.
Joanna Macy
 
 
 
 
Every leaf that grows will tell you: what you sow will bear fruit, so if you have any sense my friend, don’t plant anything but Love.
Rumi
 
 
 
 
The bonsai is not you working on the tree; you have to have the tree work on you.
John Naka
 
 
 
 
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.
Aeschylus – 525-455 BC – Ancient Greek Author
 
 
 
 
A wise man said: Don’t be afraid to start over again. This time, you’re not starting from scratch, you’re starting from experience.
Biggs Burke – Entrepreneur-Record Executive-Film Producer
 
 
 
 
Sometimes bravery is simply choosing to take the next step without fully knowing the path.
Glennon Doyle – American Author
 
 
 
 
We each have a star, all we have to do is find it. Once you do, everyone who sees it will be blinded.
Earl Simmons – 1970-2021 – Rapper-Songwriter-Actor
 
 
 
 
The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them.
Stephen King

 
 
 
 
One day you will tell your story of how you overcame what you went through and it will be someone else’s survival guide.
Brene Brown – American Researcher

 
 
 
 
After making a true decision, especially the tough ones, we usually feel a tremendous burden has been lifted from our shoulders.
Unknown

Music May 10, 2021

 
 
 
 

FYI May 09, 2021

On This Day

1945 – World War II: The final German Instrument of Surrender is signed at the Soviet headquarters in Berlin-Karlshorst.
The German Instrument of Surrender (German: Bedingungslose Kapitulation der Wehrmacht; Russian: Акт о капитуляции Германии) was the legal document that effected the extinction of Nazi Germany and ended World War II in Europe. The definitive text was signed in Karlshorst, Berlin, on the night of 8 May 1945 by representatives of the three armed services of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) and the Allied Expeditionary Force together with the Supreme High Command of the Soviet Red Army, with further French and US representatives signing as witnesses. The signing took place 8 May 1945 at 21:20 local time.

An earlier version of the text had been signed in a ceremony in Reims in the early hours of 7 May 1945. In most of Europe, 8 May is celebrated as Victory in Europe Day; 9 May is celebrated as Victory Day in Russia, Belarus, Serbia and Israel.

There were three language versions of the surrender document – Russian, English and German – with the Russian and English versions proclaimed, in the text itself, as the only authoritative ones.

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Born On This Day

1921 – Sophie Scholl, German activist (d. 1943)
Sophia Magdalena Scholl[a] (9 May 1921 – 22 February 1943) was a German student and anti-Nazi political activist, active within the White Rose non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany.[1][2]

She was convicted of high treason after having been found distributing anti-war leaflets at the University of Munich (LMU) with her brother, Hans. As a result, she was executed by guillotine. Since the 1970s, Scholl has been extensively commemorated for her anti-Nazi resistance work.

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FYI

The Rural Blog: Eula Hall, one of the best friends the poor in E. Ky. ever had, dies at 93; one of the region’s saints, congressman says
 
 
 
 
Kathryn’s Report: Carroll Joye: From aircraft mechanic in Vietnam to topflight Flight Instructor
 
 
 
 
Posts from swissmiss for 05/09/2021
 
 
 
 
LoLo Paige: Happy Mothers Day!
ALASKA SPARK will be free in the week leading up to the release of ALASKA INFERNO, May 26-30.
 
 
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Continuing Spring Sun (at least for part of the day)
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Sitka Nature Show #235 – Zach LaPerriere
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Moths and Birds
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Spring Birds (and more)
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Morning Birding
 
 
By Matt Goff, Sitka Nature: Totem Park Shorebirds and Waterfowl
 
 
 
 

NPR: NPR At 50: Founding Mothers Reflect On Radio Past And Present
 
 
 
 
King River Life: Aunt Peggy: From Fearful Pup to Love Bug; KCUSD Teacher Spotlight: Kirby Kauk; Murder My Past By Delia C. Pitts: Review/Giveaway/Interview and more ->
 
 
 
 
Brain Pickings by Maria Popova: Keith Haring on creativity and empathy, how hummingbirds hover between science and magic, the mystery of why NYC became “The Big Apple” 100 years ago
 
 
 
 
Craig Medred: The last cowboys
 
 
 
 

Ideas

By babybayrs: DIY Grow Light and Grow Strong Seedlings
 
 

Recipes

Roasty Coffee: How to Make Latte Art: Best Tips for The Perfect Pour
 
 
By Nicole – The Yummy Muffin: Old Bay Candied Bacon
 
 
By tom.santens: Homemade Fizzy Lemonade
 
 
By In The Kitchen With Matt: Brazilian Cheese Bread (Pão De Queijo)


 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 
 
 

E-book Deals:

 

BookGorilla

The Book Blogger List

BookBub

The Book Junction: Where Readers Go To Discover Great New Fiction!

Books A Million

Digital Book Spot

eBookSoda

eBooks Habit

FreeBooksy

Indie Bound

Love Swept & The Smitten Word

Mystery & Thriller Most Wanted

Pixel of Ink

The Rock Stars of Romance

Book Blogs & Websites:

Alaskan Book Cafe

Alternative-Read.com

Stacy, Carol RT Book Reviews

Welcome to the Stump the Bookseller blog!

Stump the Bookseller is a service offered by Loganberry Books to reconnect people to the books they love but can’t quite remember. In brief (for more detailed information see our About page), people can post their memories here, and the hivemind goes to work. After all, the collective mind of bibliophiles, readers, parents and librarians around the world is much better than just a few of us thinking. Together with these wonderful Stumper Magicians, we have a nearly 50% success rate in finding these long lost but treasured books. The more concrete the book description, the better the success rate, of course. It is a labor of love to keep it going, and there is a modest fee. Please see the How To page to find price information and details on how to submit your Book Stumper and payment.

Thanks to everyone involved to keep this forum going: our blogging team, the well-read Stumper Magicians, the many referrals, and of course to everyone who fondly remembers the wonder of books from their childhood and wants to share or revisit that wonder. Isn’t it amazing, the magic of a book?

907 Updates May 09, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Great Alaska Aviation Gathering returns with large crowds, new home; Anchorage utility company says flushable wipes and other items are clogging up the system and more ->
 
 
 
 
KTOO Public Media: A year after Sitka made space for tiny homes, no one is building them and more ->
 
 
 
 
Alaska Native News: Anchorage Driver Arrested Following Fatal Collision with Skateboarder Sunday Morning; Anchorage Man Arrested after Refusing to Leave ALCAN Border Crossing; Metlakatla Police Capture Second of Two Burglary Suspects after Short Pursuit; Anchorage Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for International Parental Kidnapping; Congressman Don Young Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Safeguard Tribal Items; This Day In Alaska History May 9th, 1907 and more ->
 
 
 
 
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: OneWeb to help US Air Force connect in Arctic region and more ->
 
 
 
 
‘The Nome Static’, May 2021
 
 
 
 

Military May 09, 2021

 
 
WTHR.com staff: Last surviving Marine of USS Indianapolis attack dies, only 5 survivors remain Edgar Harrell was considered a hero among his shipmates who helped guard components of the atomic bomb while he was aboard the USS Indianapolis.
 
 
 
 
Military.com: Air Force Dedicates Nose Art on KC-135 at RAF Mildenhall to Late WWII Crew Chief; How the WWII ‘Bomber Mafia’ Lost the Short-Term Battle But Won the Strategic War and more ->
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Quotes May 09, 2021

“My mother is a walking miracle.”
Leonardo DiCaprio
 
 
 
 
“Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had.”
Linda Wooten
 
 
 
 
“Mothers possess a power beyond that of a king on his throne.”
Mabel Hale
 
 
 
 
“There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother.”
Sara Josepha Hale
 
 
 
 
“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.”
Cardinal Mermillod
 
 
 
 
“A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.”
Honore de Balzac
 
 
 
 
“Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs since the payment is pure love.”
Mildred B. Vermont
 
 
 
 
“When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.”
Mitch Albom
 
 
 
 
“There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.”
Jill Churchill
 
 
 
 
“A mother’s love is everything. It is what brings a child into this world. It is what molds their entire being. When a mother sees her child in danger, she is literally capable of anything. Mothers have lifted cars off of their children and destroyed entire dynasties. A mother’s love is the strongest energy known to man.”
Jamie McGuire
 
 
 
 
“Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.”
Lisa Alther
 
 
 
 
“A mother is a person who, seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.”
Tenneva Jordan
 
 
 
 
“An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.”
Spanish Proverb
 
 
 
 
“A mom forgives us all our faults, not to mention one or two we don’t even have.”
Robert Brault
 
 
 
 
“We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.”
Laura Stavoe Harm
 
 
 
 
“It’s not easy being a mother. If it were, fathers would do it.”
The Golden Girls
 
 
 
 
“When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it’s a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.”
Erma Bombeck
 
 
 
 
“The phrase ’working mother’ is redundant.”
Jane Sellman
 
 
 
 
“I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then, I want to move in with them.”
Phyllis Diller
 
 
 
 
“If evolution really works, how come mothers have only two hands?”
Milton Berle
 
 
 
 
“Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me.”
Lady Gaga
 
 
 
 
“I can imagine no heroism greater than motherhood.”
Lance Conrad
 
 
 
 
“My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.”
Michael Jordan
 
 
 
 
“There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.”
Elder M. Russell Ballard
 
 
 
 
“Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes
 
 
 
 
“Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary – it’s an act of infinite optimism.”
Gilda Radner
 
 
 
 
“Mom, I love you, even though I’ll never accept your friend request.”
Unknown
 
 
 
 
“Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.”
Unknown
 
 
 
 
“A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.”
Unknown
 
 
 
 
“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.”
Unknown
 
 
 
 
“A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.”
Unknown

Music May 09, 2021