Take one school librarian with a voracious reading habit (that would be me).
Add this idea (stolen from my friend Denise):
And this one (stolen from her daughter Michelle):
Mix with coffee in a strange and scrambled brain full of trivia and love of history. What do you get? This new blog, wherein I attempt to document life each day for an entire year. Not on notecards, not with photos, but with the title of a book.
day⋄book [dey-book] noun 1. Bookkeeping . a book in which the transactions of the day are entered in the order of their occurrence. 2. a diary; journal.
A review of the first year can be found here: A Year in the Life.