Your Morning Links to Brighten Your Monday

Happy Monday, everyone! Today is the beginning of a new week; anything is possible today. Who knows what could happen in the next seven days? Start things off right by taking a deep breath, getting focused and preparing to charge in the week that lies ahead. Here’s some links for further reading to get you started off this week.

Angie is just four years old and she’s already making a splash on the Internet — you see, she makes dresses out of construction paper and tape. You might be envisioning some craft day horror, but these are legitimate. Many of them are modeled after high-fashion dresses seen on the runway or on red carpets, and they’re pretty amazing. Especially when you recall that she’s just FOUR YEARS OLD. [Huffington Post]

Want to get your mind going this morning? Here’s a blog post from Marc and Angel on 40 questions everyone is afraid to ask. Why not check it out and start by asking yourself evenĀ one of those questions today? Write about it. [Marc and Angel]

Anyone who’s a bit of a history nerd like me will enjoy this Soldiers and Sailors database, which contains information about those who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. There’s all sorts of information on this website, and it’s really interesting (or at least, it is to me) to just browse through even a bit of it. [National Park Service]

Last night, the annual Tony Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Miss the winners? Here’s the full list, and here’s a CBS video of some of the highlights of the show.

Finally, here’s 10 infographics and cheat sheets that will make your life a little bit easier. Isn’t that handy?!’s Word of the Day: strident.

Happy Monday!