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May 7, 2012
Marin Museum Of Contempory Art in Novato has a wonderful show of altered books. I am pleased to have a piece in it. My book is collages of beautiful roses with both the front and back covers of...
May 6, 2012
via Time Picture an ambitious, yet conflicted Columbia graduate. At twenty-two, the clarity and rigor of campus life has faded, and in its place, a cruel dispersion of meaning that is--adult...
nyan cat
May 5, 2012
Three different people recommended this meme to me in a span of a week. Does it say something about me? About them? About us? Does the spread of memes or popular Internet content matter?...
May 5, 2012
 Not everyone has the amazing skill of Maura Pozek (the high school student who made a prom dress out of corrugated cardboard) but almost anyone can upcycle a t-shirt. Here are some links to...
May 5, 2012
Here's a Science Friday video of the week in which a hard-boiled egg spins in a puddle of milk and looks like a tiny sprinkler system.   For more Egg-speriments check out Naked...
May 2, 2012
Revenge of the Electric Car is a documentary about the resurgence of the electric vehicle in the world marketplace.  It is the sequel to Who Killed the Electric Car?, which documented the...
May 1, 2012
 Whether rich, poor, or somewhere in between, most people are unaware that their relationship with money is fraught with an emotional charge that colors their financial dealings.  By...
Peeps Diorama Contest Winner
Apr 26, 2012
The Civic Center Peeps Diorama Contest has a winner! Library visitors voted on which of the 17 diorama entries was their choice for the Peeple’s Choice Award. Winning dioramas were also...
Dog wearing lab goggles
Apr 26, 2012
Afraid to experiment or try out a new idea?  Check out this great encouraging article in the Handful of Salt Blog----if you've got a library card you're already on your way!Read more in...
Maura Pozek's cardboard prom dress
Apr 26, 2012
                  USA Today reports that prom spending is averaging $1,078 this year, up from $807 last year...