Female Cyclist of the Day
July 17,2011I shouldn’t be surprised that Katharine Hepburn enjoyed the liberating powers of cycling. After all, she was an accomplished athlete, even showing off some of her skills in the movie, Pat and Mike. (If you haven’t seen it, you should. It’s a great celebration of women in sports and even
May 26,2011One of the two-page features in Wheels of Change focuses on celebrity cyclists of the 19th century, including my favorite sharpshooter, Annie Oakley, and physicist Marie Curie, who spent her honeymoon on a bicycle trip with her husband Pierre. Back then, women throughout the world embraced the bicycle for its
of the Month
I have hundreds of bookmarks. They're easy to come by if you go to book and library conferences, and some are quite interesting. So I decided to share a few here.
This month's bookmark comes from the Kobal Collection of the Picture Desk, a British photo agency. It shows actor Steve McQueen with a baseball glove. Thanks to Brenda Jackson for sending it my way. Here's the front and back.
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