Monthly Archives: January 2012

January 31, 2012

Another fun one from work — an old pamphlet from the government about how fun it is to work for them.  It sure looks that way!

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January 30, 2012

High Quality Content by Wikipedia Articles!  We ordered this book for the library, not knowing its true nature (that this was an out-of-date copy of a free resource).  Still, interesting to see!  More details on this one later.  

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January 29, 2012

Hooray for pareidolia! I carried loads of boxes up and down the basement stairs this evening, and eventually noticed this clear image of an axe on one of the risers.

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January 28, 2012

Game night!  We played our first game of Betrayal at House on the Hill.  It is a board-building game that is cooperative until someone betrays the group.  In this round, I summoned an army of rats in the furnace room … Continue reading

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January 27, 2012

Our back yard!  Well, part of it is ours.  You can see the line separating our grass from the neighbor’s.  This will be our garden in the spring.

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January 26, 2012

Sears portrait!  

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January 25, 2012

Today I had a lovely lunch with Kopana and Crystal at Sav’s.  Delightful conversation, and a no-i’m-taking-YOUR-picture back and forth between the two photographers. On the way back, we spotted a silhouette of our buddy Esta, so Crystal stopped to … Continue reading

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January 24, 2012

This is pitiful, I know.  I had a late night, and remembered when I woke up that I hadn’t taken a photo the previous day.  Is it still yesterday if I haven’t gotten up yet? This is my ceiling of … Continue reading

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January 23, 2012

Here are the books I brought home today.  Most were free, but I bought the two on the bottom of the pile on the way home.  Grandpa Green was a Caldecott Honor book, and Dead End in Norvelt got the … Continue reading

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January 22, 2012

The room where I gave my talk at ALA Midwinter 2012 had this view of the exhibit room.  For many, the conference starts with the opening of the exhibits, in no small part due to the FREE BOOKS.  Seriously.  Let … Continue reading

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