HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem tertium Idus Octobres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Hylas and the Nymphs, and there are more images here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Tandem tranquillus (English: At last, tranquil).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Dubium sapientiae initium (English: Doubt is the beginning of wisdom)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Gallus in sterquilinio suo plurimum potest (English: The rooster can do plenty in his own dungheap). To read a brief essay about this proverb and to listen to the audio, visit the Latin Via Proverbs blog.
PUBLILIUS SYRUS: Today's proverb from Publilius Syrus is: Deliberandum est saepe, statuendum est semel (English: Think about something often; make your decision once).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Mustelae crocoton (English: Like a wedding dress for a weasel; from Adagia 1.2.72 ... given that the mustela was the proverbial old maid, she has no need of a wedding dress).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Ut Mater, Sic Filia. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Alit lectio ingenium.
Reading nourishes talent.
Inertia indicatur, cum fugitur labor.
When you avoid work, it means you are lazy.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Graculus et Avarus, the story of a miserly man and a greedy bird.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Crocodilus et Canis, in which the crocodile is, of course, being sneaky (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Growth Mindset Memes. For more about this growth cat, see this blog post. Initium rerum gestarum desiderium est. Desire is the start of your accomplishments.