1. Blue Teeth, Vatican Jocks, and Crossroads of Civilizations

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    February 6, 2019 by libroshombre

    A computer meme has me thinking about libraries even more than usual. There’s much to consider, because libraries and librarians …
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  2. Bats, Wirts, and Stout

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    January 9, 2019 by libroshombre

    It’s the same sad story. A certain topic, like literary pseudonyms, intrigues me, and before you know it I’m knee-deep …
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  3. Pronouns, John Wayne, and Opposites

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    November 26, 2018 by libroshombre

    Did you celebrate International Pronoun Day on October 17?  Perhaps consideration of pronouns is beneath your dignity, but even the …
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  4. Nazis, Blockheads, and Libraries’ 5 Laws

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    November 24, 2018 by libroshombre

      “Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library,” Ralph Waldo Emerson once suggested.  “A company of the wisest …
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  5. Pops, Pies, and Humor

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    October 19, 2018 by libroshombre

    Reading and ice cream are delightful summer pursuits, although only the former’s good for you. Summer reading’s typically light and …
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  6. Book Buying, Book Reading, and Book Loving

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    October 17, 2018 by libroshombre

    Upon my arrival in Fairbanks in 1990, former State Senator Charlie Parr recommended I read “Generations: The History of America’s …
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  7. Pogo, Podiums, and Pharaohs

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    October 16, 2018 by libroshombre

    “Polyphiloprogenitive” was a good descriptor for Walt Kelly, the Pogo comic strip creator, poet, and political satirist, especially when it …
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