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Sep 26

Banned Books Week – My Favorites

“It was a dark and stormy night.” Ah, Banned Books Week always makes me rub my hands together in delight and dust off my old, decrepit paperback books. Taped covers, “bookworm” holes and dog eared pages – nothing beats a great book….. Unless it’s been banned. Just like bad boys, if a book is deemed …

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Sep 24

Erin McKean: The joy of lexicography

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Is the beloved paper dictionary doomed to extinction? In this infectiously exuberant talk, leading lexicographer Erin McKean looks at the many ways today’s print dictionary is poised for transformation.  

Sep 22

Music Monday – Rock Plaza Central

New (to me) music that doesn’t have a host of different mediocre pop stars collaborating on the same tired old riff.  A song that doesn’t have a rap as a bridge.  A song that uses real instruments – folks aren’t singing to a track.  A song that can sound different every time it’s performed. In …

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Sep 17

Confessions of a Blogger


The Nerdy Girlie posted on her confessions on her blog and encourage others to do the same.  So here I go…   1.  I am a terrible scheduler and get sidetracked too often, which wastes time.  This morning is a prime example of this.  I was supposed order groceries online, run updates on the laptop and …

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Aug 15

Dog Transformation – It’s Magic!!


With all the “transformation videos going around, along with the joke transformations (did you see the one where the guy turns himself into Idris Elba?), I decided to give my dog her little shot at stardom and transform her into a Disney star.

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