Category Archives: writing

  1. Blackwing 602, Bugs Bunny, and Privacy

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    August 5, 2018 by libroshombre

    What do Leonard Bernstein, John Steinbeck, Quincy Jones, E.B. White, Eugene O’Neill, Archibald MacLeish, Loony Tunes animator Chuck Jones, and …
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  2. Service Animals, Sheepskins, and Marc Antony’s Gift

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    March 23, 2017 by libroshombre

      No one at my library school ever mentioned a number of items that would later loom large. For example, …
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  3. Writers, Editors, and Mean Parrots

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    October 31, 2016 by libroshombre

      Stephen Ambrose, author of “Band of Brothers” and “Undaunted Courage,” once noticed that, “There are many more want-to-be writers …
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  4. Deep Reading, Lizard Feet, and Tough Cookies

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    August 30, 2016 by libroshombre

      Those immersed in the reading life know an engrossing dance of words and concepts can induced by good writing, …
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  5. Dashes, Dots, and Librarians

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    November 17, 2015 by libroshombre

    The beginning of many aspects of the writing arts include librarians. Take Butehamen, the next-to-last chief scribe in ancient Egypt’s …
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  6. Fat Ladies, Receipts, Recipes, and Love Talk

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    November 10, 2015 by libroshombre

    “Two Fat Ladies” is a delightful BBC cooking show featuring a couple of chubby upper-crust cooks who cruise around on …
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  7. Morphemes, Bashi-Bazouks, and Grawlixes

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    January 30, 2014 by libroshombre

    Libraries, those magnificent repositories of knowledge, are brimming with words of all sorts: written, spoken, sung, and projected. This is …
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