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Tag Archives: library
Back in September 2011, I (and many other geeks) was introduced to NPR’s “Top 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books” via SFsignal’s amazing flowchart. I had already experienced about half of the books, but that still left quite a few … Continue reading
My family recently watched “The End of Suburbia”, and it caused quite a bit of discussion. Our teen-aged daughters’ perspectives were especially interesting. This is a movie that I think everybody should see, if for no other reason than to get people thinking about how their lives will change post-Peak Oil.Continue reading
I finally finished reading one of Charles Dickens’ masterpieces, Great Expectations. I loved Volume 1 (Pip’s childhood) — Dickens’ humor is prevalent, and Pip is a lovable character. I have to admit, I got bogged down in Volume 2. The … Continue reading
Some time ago I was waiting in line at the DMV, wishing that I had remembered to bring a book with me, when I realized that I always carried my PDA–why not just look for some free e-texts and slurp … Continue reading
I just started reading James Carville’s book, “Had Enough?…” and found this great joke.Continue reading
I found The Green Mile on the bookshelf at work a few days ago, just finished reading it late last night. I’ve never considered myself a Stephan King fan before because I always perceived him as a horror writer, a … Continue reading
The Sacramento Boardgames, Cardgames, & Miniatures Meetup Group held their first Saturday game day yesterday at the Arden-Dimick library. I’m pretty sure we had 26 people playing at one point, but I was too busy playing to keep track of … Continue reading
Gaming session report at Arden-Dimick libraryContinue reading
I’ve got the community room at the Arden-Dimick branch of the Sacramento Library reserved for boardgaming this coming Wednesday, July 20th from 19:30 until 21:30 (7:30 pm to 9:30 pm for those stuck on 12-hour clocks). I’m posting this event … Continue reading