Schedule all booked up? 📚
IT'S NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS WEEK 🤓
I read Carrie as a child and, well, it explains a lot.
(gif via the film You've Got Mail)
Want a few famous November 7th birthdays and historical facts? Of course you do!
• On this day in 1893 women in Colorado were granted the right to vote, making Colorado the second state to do so
- Carl B. Stokes was elected as Mayor of Cleveland, making him the first African American mayor of a major American city (1967)
- Douglas Wilder won the governor's seat in Virginia, becoming the first elected African American governor in the United States (1989)
- David Dinkins became the first African American to be elected Mayor of New York City (1989)
- Jeannette Rankin from Montana became the first woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives (1916)
On that note, be sure to vote tomorrow, Americans, if you didn't already do so! Boredwalk co-founder Matt and I filled out our ballots yesterday and dropped them off at the ballot drop box down the street this morning! We can't wait to get our text message confirmations that they have been received and tabulated. Let the Great Judgening of 2022 commence!
1. What's your actual day job and what's your dream day job?
My dream job would be children’s librarian (while still enjoying all of the free coffee from my current job).