Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there, and especially my dad Nick Pehote. I shared this video with my Facebook Friends but I thought I would share here as well. I am sure many of you have seen the video, the "Dear Sophie" commercial for Google Chrome. I watch it often and it usually results in some tearing up! It is a favorite on my YouTube account. I can't believe how fast my two little ones are growing up, and this quick video makes me realize how "time flies." I am thankful for all of these gadgets and tools to help document all of the enjoyable time I have with my children, friends and family. Enjoy and Happy Father's Day.
So, how many of you have remember using an old style, card catalog? You know, you want to find a book in your local library, so you pull out the long drawers flipping through cards. Well those days are long gone of course (thankfully) and nearly all libraries use an electronic catalog system to keep track of their collections. Many of the school districts in Wayne County are using a system developed by Follett . It is a great system for school age children and prepares them for many of the advanced catalogs available in public and university libraries. Catalog software is quite expensive and really impractical for home libraries. Some book lovers may create their own spreadsheet or database to keep track of their books, however there is a great (free) tool online to not only catalog your books, but also meet and communicate with other book lovers online. The site librarything.com is a wonderful site that lets you catalog your own home library. Think of it as a "Facebook