Monday, November 10, 2008

Round Up

If you have read Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life, then you are already acquainted with the very innovative Amy Krouse Rosenthal. Check out her 17 things I made and The Beckoning of Lovely videos.

Barney must be upset about leaving the White House.

Nice list of library ghosts in the Northeastern United States.

R.I.P. Miriam Makeba "Mama Afrika" passed away last night at a concert she was giving-I adored this woman and she will be so missed. More about this incredible woman here. I will be humming her Pata Pata song all day.

R.I.P. Tony Hillerman author of the Chee/Leaphorn mystery series, and Michael Crichton.

Another Walt Crawford list of library blogs.

A co-worker who knows my fondness for hobo signs sent me this link for the "candy code." Very clever.

Last Wednesday (November 5, 2008) was only the fourth time that the New York Times used 96-point type with the header OBAMA.

WOW!!! The Rare Books and Manuscript Library at the University of Pennsylvania is allowing the students to actually touch the books.

I've always had a thing for aprons and these are very Ooo, la la.

If I were a kid, I would have to insist on having these boots.

Fun items made with corks.

Interesting new search engines-MSE360 and SearchMedica, a medical search engine.

That's all for today. Have a nice day and a nice week. Enjoy the autumnal splendor.

"And why is our music called world music? I think people are being polite. What they want to say is that it's third world music. Like they use to call us under developed countries, now it has changed to developing countries, it's much more polite. " Miriam Makeba

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Another new interesting search engine I found is Wanna check them out?