Category Archives: catalogs

  1. Cats, Catalogs, Clocks, and Ctesibius

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    March 23, 2018 by libroshombre

    Several cats in my life have convinced me that Sigmund Freud was full of hooey when he said, “Time spent …
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  2. Catgut, Logophiles, and Peter Mark Roget

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    February 19, 2017 by libroshombre

      Some words sort of grab you, like “catgut.” In our youth we were told that our tennis rackets were …
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  3. Sagan, Occam, and the Muse of Curiosity

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    December 16, 2016 by libroshombre

      “All About Words: An Adult Approach to Vocabulary Building” is a solid additional to any bathroom’s library. Mine, for …
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  4. Strange Catalogs, Labyrinthine Libraries, and Bookmobiles

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    December 6, 2016 by libroshombre

    Once I visited merry England and unexpectedly found myself inside Chetham’s Library, the first English-language public library in the world. …
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