Category Archives: libraries

  1. Recalling Tyranny, Treachery, and Recalling

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    July 12, 2019 by libroshombre

    Just like King John back in merry old England, our state’s ruler, King Mike, doesn’t govern, he simply rules, regardless …
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  2. Knut, Nuts, and Mike Tyson

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    June 1, 2019 by libroshombre

    Sometimes it’s easy to identify with Robert Frost, who once said, “I’m not confused, I’m just well-mixed.” Mixed nuts are …
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  3. Bibliolaters, Bibliophiles, and Booksellers

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    May 13, 2019 by libroshombre

    Here’s a story about a pricelessly unique 16th century book that’s just been rediscovered that describes 15,000 other books. Last …
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  4. Doodah, Play-Doh, and Art

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    April 28, 2019 by libroshombre

    Here are three art-related questions for you involving music, sculpture, and painting: are smells and paint-by-number paintings really art, and …
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  5. Jackrabbits, Pecans, and Colophons

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    March 28, 2019 by libroshombre

    Reading in the newspaper about Dubai having “the largest artificial tree in the world” harkened me back to the first …
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  6. Zippy, Joyce, and Margaret

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    February 21, 2019 by libroshombre

    LIBRARIAN COLUMN Contact Greg Hill, 479-4344                                                              January 31, 2019 A recent Zippy the Pinhead comic strip reminded me of how …
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  7. 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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