10 • October • Octubre

Photo We are already celebrating Oktoberfest. (The truth is we never really stop!) This month’s highlights include Open Access Week (October 22-28, 2018). Why can’t all events be more inclusive, innovative and open? Foodies, take note of World Food Day on October 16 and World Egg Day (second Friday in October). Last full week of October Open Access Week is an …

Baseball

Photo: Ron Reiring, Dodger Stadium Baseball is a sport played in more than 100 countries around the world. Headlines Are there only 18 minutes of action in a baseball game? Vocabulary Mound Visit Opening Day Planeta.com MLB Australian Baseball League World Baseball Softball Confederation Liga Mexicana de Béisbol Sports

09 • September • Septiembre

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Templo Mayor September is mes de la patria in Mexico, biodiversity month in Australia and tourism month in South Africa. In the USA, #HispanicHeritageMonth Mark your calendar! September 8 is International Literacy Day which we celebrate efforts of inspired digital literacy, particularly those that conserve Indigenous languages. September 27 is World Tourism Day followed a day later. First Monday in September is Labor Day in …

Tailgate

Verbs Tailgate = host or attend a social gathering at which an informal meal is served from the back of a parked vehicle, typically in the parking lot of a sports stadium Also see: tailgating Elsewhere on the Web https://www.sfchronicle.com/raiders/ostler/article/Raiders-fold-on-stadium-parking-goals-tailgate-13201932.php http://shop.kstatesports.com/Gameday_And_Tailgate Planeta.com Football Verbs

Stonehenge

Photo: Ray Morris, Stonehenge Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 ft (4.1 meters) high, 6 ft 11 in (2.1 meters) wide and weighing around 25 …