The story behind the mysterious crests on old San Francisco homes | SFGate Library in Tiny Alaskan Village Tackles Housing Shortage | Programming Librarian At the edge of Santa Barbara County, Cuyama is Central California’s cowboy valley of enchantment | SFGate Have a good week!
We’re Finally Starting to Revolt Against the Cult of Ambition | The New York Times The Women of UCLA Brought Joy Back to Gymnastics | Glamour A Chef’s Perfect Beach Day | Garden & Gun Chris Gethard’s New Special Is an Ode to DIY | Vice New Documentary Tells ‘Forgotten’ Story of Deadly 1977 HondaContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 6/7/2021”
Wake Me Up When Senior Year Ends | Tiger Times Online The Curse of Reading and Forgetting | The New Yorker The Right Right Thing To Do | Aeon Without God or Reason | Commonweal Magazine Stop Spending Time on Things You Hate | The Atlantic Google Fixes Two Annoying Quirks in Its Voice AssistantContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 5/10/2021”
the beach at sunset by Eloise Klein Healy The cliff above where we stand is crumblingand up on the Palisadesthe sidewalks buckle like a broken conveyer belt. Art Deco palm trees sway their hula skirtsin perfect unisonagainst a backdrop of gorgeous blue, and for you I would try it,though I have always forbidden myself toContinue reading “April 29th, 2021 – National Poetry Month”
‘Cicada McNuggets’ are coming to N.J. Why this venomous snake can’t wait | N.J.com April Tree of the Month: African Coral Tree | Edhat SoCal’s Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes represents great hope when it comes to climate change | ABC7 Arlington’s Signature Soda: Cherry Smash | Arlington Public Library Have a good week!
Resolutions, PA Style | Pennsylvania WILDS The Internet’s Most Incredible Collection of Food History Has Been Saved | Eater Former Amoeba Music Music Manager Now Works As An Echo Park Librarian | The Eastsider LA Rest in Pieces, Dave Thomas Circle | The Washingtonian Last Night Out | Slate An Incomplete History of Spice inContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 3/8/2020”
“Reunion” (Poem) | Charles Wright Frog and Toad Tentatively Go Outside After Months in Self-Quarantine | McSweeney’s Passing the Time With the Ghosts in the Dirt | Texas Monthly Ray Ford: Lessons From Past Taught in Santa Barbara Backcountry | Noozhawk Love the Fig | The New Yorker Vivian Stephens Helped Turn Romance Writing IntoContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 2/22/2021”
UCs Move Forward with Open-Access Publishing | Santa Barbara Independent The Zoot Suit era is when white America learned to stereotype young Latinos as threats | The Los Angeles Times Shakespeare’s World of Science | The New Atlantis RSS Readers are due for a Comeback | Wired (Geez, I still miss Google Reader RIP….) HowContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 2/15/2021”
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!
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”