What I’ve Been Reading – 12/15/2020

Feels Like Home (Blog Series) | Los Angeles Public Library Meet the Breakout Star of Governor Kemp’s Press Conferences: Sign Language Interpreter David Cowan | Atlantic Magazine In This House, We Believe… | McSweeney’s Have a good week!

What I’ve Been Reading – 12/1/2020

Remembering the Howard University Librarian Who Decolonized the Way Books Were Catalogued | Smithsonian Magazine From the Archives: The Hareport Chronicles | Los Angeles Times A Very Mango Pie, Inspired By Indian Aunties | New York Times Have a good week!

What I’ve Been Reading – 11/18/2020

The Struggle to Diversify Library Staff, part 1 | Digitization 101 Step Back in Time to California in the 1930s with the ‘WPA Guide to the Golden State’ | KPCC Padma Lakshmi’s “Taste of a Nation” Is a Trojan Horse | The Atlantic How the Ice Cream Truck Made Summer Cool | Smithsonian Magazine GetContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 11/18/2020”

What I’ve Been Reading – 10/27/2020

King Ranch Casserole | Texas Monthly My Three Fathers | The New Yorker Keep Track of the Tiny Details | The New York Times Howard University’s 2020 Homecoming is an Online Celebration During the Pandemic | The Washington Post Have a good week!

Signal Hill, California

During stay-at-home orders I went on a family history research bender. I learned during this bender that my father’s mother’s mother’s father’s father (my third great-grandfather) was buried in Sunnyside Cemetery (formerly Signal Hill Cemetery) in Signal Hill, California near Long Beach. He was born in Hubertshofen near Donaueschingen, Germany and immigrated to the UnitedContinue reading “Signal Hill, California”

What I’ve Been Reading – 7/27/2020

A Different Kind of Rebel | The Goat Rope The Perfect Conditions For A Great Idea | Medium The Flexible Work Fallacy | Aeon John Lewis, Towering Figure of Civil Rights Era, Dies at 80 | New York Times My Statement on the Passing of Representative John Lewis | Medium The Political Genius of JohnContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 7/27/2020”

What I’ve Been Reading – 7/24/2020

On Performing Gratitude | Jezebel Do Opposites Attract? Experts Say There’s a Sweet Spot | Well and Good NYC Working Through a Personal Crisis | Harvard Business Review What Makes Some People More Resilient Than Others | The New York Times I Can’t Be a Writer If I Don’t Write Every Day | The CutContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 7/24/2020”

What I’ve Been Reading – 7/13/2020

Library’s MARCO Brings Wi-Fi Lifeline and Books to Those In Need During Shutdown | Dauphin County Library System UCSB Library to House Mitchell Kriegman’s Papers | UCSB Library Fishermen and Researchers Consider Rig Removals | Santa Barbara Independent One Way to Address LA’s Racial Inequality? Build More Parks in Communities of Color | LAist AsContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 7/13/2020”

What I’ve Been Reading – 7/6/2020

In The Meantime | The View From Mrs. Sundberg’s Window C.D.C. Recommends Sweeping Changes to American Offices | New York Times In the COVID-19 Economy, You Can Have a Kid or a Job. You Can’t Have Both | New York Times Surf Fishing’s Salt Meditation | Santa Barbara Independent Did Rutgers Find the Perfect PresidentContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 7/6/2020”