If you’re anything like me, fur babies hold a very special place in my heart. Did you know that there’s a distinct holiday to celebrate our pups? July 31 is National Mutt Day — it’s a day to spoil our mixed breeds and to raise awareness for those who need a fur-ever home. Back in the 1800s, the word “mutt” was considered to be a demeaning term that means “stupid person.” Let’s just call them mixed breeds, because dogs are extremely smart animals.
Because dog photos are adorable, check out our library staff’s canine companions.
Since July 25 is National Wine and Cheese Day, I thought I’d make some reading and pairing suggestions. Who likes perusing their favorite genre or author with a nice red? Try reading on the patio with a chilled white? Here’s a list of some great pairings to get you started. If you have suggestions, we’d love to hear about some of your favorites, too.