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”

Love List – 10/28/18

Chekhov’s Hangnail – Martha. Not a new love, but a long-time love. Naturally, the summer after I move to the west coast, Martha does a spring east coast tour. “When it rains, it really fucking pours…” Two weekends ago I went back to New Jersey for a wedding (pictures to come). I needed to seeContinue reading “Love List – 10/28/18”

SPBL Coffee Break (Episode 9)

Mentioned in this episode: Adult Literacy “Fast Track” Training – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=15402 Anime and Manga Club – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=16022 MakeSB with Wild Animals – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=12765 The Flamethrowers – https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=682530 Deadly Class – https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=980405 Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung – https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=322636 Under the Big Black Sun – https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=883816 EPISODE NOTES Mentioned in this episode: Adult Literacy “Fast Track”Continue reading “SPBL Coffee Break (Episode 9)”

SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 8)

Mentioned in this episode: Trail Talks: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=12616 Buellton Bookworms: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=11808 Overboard at Eastside: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=14544 Solvang Coding Club: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13888 Hope805: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=14018 New Yorker Discussion Group: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=15224 A Load of Hooey: https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=774171 Lumberjack’s Beard: https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=995045 Medium Raw: https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=542251 Counter Intelligence: Vinegar Girl: https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=886783 EPISODE NOTES Mentioned in this episode: Trail Talks: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=12616 Buellton Bookworms:http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=11808 Overboard at Eastside:http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=14544 SolvangContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 8)”

SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 7)

Mentioned in this episode: Tuesday Poets: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13675 Eastside Murder Mystery: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13730 MakeSB: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13524 Edson Smith Photo Collection: http://www.luna.blackgold.org/luna/servlet/blackgold~9~9 Cosplay Definition: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosplay Tech Tasting: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13521 Library Book Clubs: https://www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/events/library_book_clubs.asp WriteSB: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13972 Lawrence Brown Affair: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=980308 Sarah MacLean: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=727621 Heartbreaker: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=577607 Storm for the Living and the Dead (Bukowski): http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=1000741 Dreams From Bunker Hill (Fante): http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=12887 LunchContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 7)”

SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 5)

Mentioned in this episode: Anime Club – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13232&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/22 Reptile Family (Carpinteria) – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=12926&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/22 Leather Stamping – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=9737&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/22 BYO Book – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=11876&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/22 Shannon in Nashville – https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12145347 Coathangers Live Album – https://thecoathangers.bandcamp.com/album/live Magic Gone – https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12152224 King Princess EP – You Think It, I’ll Say It – http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=1037145 Eligible – http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=867314 Austen Project – https://www.waterstones.com/booklist/286811/the-austen-project EPISODEContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 5)”

SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 3)

Summer Reading Program 2018 – https://www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/events/summerreading.asp makeSB – https://www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/getinvolved/sbplsystem/details.asp?NewsID=1466&TargetID=31 Dead Wake – http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=800518 Boys in the Boat – http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=800759 Boys in the Boat (Young Reader’s Edition) – http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=806889 Toms River – http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=680578 Soft Sounds From Another Planet – https://michellezauner.bandcamp.com/album/soft-sounds-from-another-planet Santa Barbara Spot Prawns – http://www.latimes.com/style/la-fo-prawn04-2008jun04-story.html Barnes & Barnes – Fish Heads (NOT Tiny Tim! MyContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 3)”

SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 2)

(Apologies for the audio quality) Mentioned In This Episode: Poetry at the Library: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=6549&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/05/06 Trail Talk: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13106&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/05/17 Black Panther: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=11939&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/05/17 Italy Travel: https://www.hoopladigital.com/search?page=1&q=italy+travel&scope=Everything Ecco Guide to Italian WIne: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11918229 My Italian Bulldozer: https://blackgold.overdrive.com/media/2989427 Basque Restaurants Bakersfield: https://www.visitbakersfield.com/visitors/restaurants/bakersfield-basque/ Last Gentleman & Second Coming (Hoopla): https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11560220 Second Coming: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=258493 Lucy Knisley: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&type=Keyword&term=knisley,%20lucy&by=AU&sort=MP&limit=TOM=bks&query=&page=0&searchid=10 French Milk: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=969122 You CanContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 2)”

Weekend Wandering and Love List – 4/9/18

Happy Monday! How was your weekend? Mine was fairly low-key with time spent working out and running errands. The weather was perfect on Sunday (sunny, warm, and not windy) so a friend and I spent some time at the beach.  Guyout Designs Splashguard (REI) – I love my Nalgene water bottles for how simple they areContinue reading “Weekend Wandering and Love List – 4/9/18”

Love List – 1/15/18

A week ago my community was rocked by a devastating mudslide, directly caused by the Thomas Fire. While I am safe and sound, 6 miles away from me lives were lost and many people are without their homes. So this week, hug your family and support others in any way you can. United Way ofContinue reading “Love List – 1/15/18”