Happy 195th Birthday, Herman Melville!!

Even Moby Dick is partying today!

Even Moby Dick is partying today!

Today is the 195th Birthday of our favorite whale epic writer, Herman Melville! So break out your sperm oil candles and have a slice of whale steak so celebrate! If you want to know more about Herman Melville, click here to see his author bio from when we read Moby Dick!

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Happy Birthday, Henry David Thoreau!!

Today is Henry David Thoreau’s 197th birthday! So celebrate by eating some granola and practicing some classy civil disobedience!

Image credit: John Lautermilch

Image credit: John Lautermilch


Here is a neat link of memorable Thoreau quotes that I found to celebrate his birthday.
If you would like to know more about Thoreau, check out our bio from way back when we read Walden.