Friday, November 30, 2012

An outstanding Christmas decoration

I forgot to post this last year, but such a truly outstanding Christmas decoration should be revisited each holiday season! And testimony by the anonymous prankster about the response to his lifesize yuletide ornament (read it at Traveling Librarian) inspires faith in the goodness of mankind!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Where there's life there's hope

Those who fear that the internet is draining the life out of us should be comforted by Stealth Mountain - talk about wringing some good old flesh and blood emotion out of cyberspace!  And the most hilarious - or disconcerting - thing about it is that it's a lifeless bot that is getting these folks so exercised.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Carl Sagan day

In commemoration of Carl Sagan's November 9 birthday, an appropriate quote:

I think the health of our civilization, the depth of our awareness about the underpinnings of our culture and our concern for the future can all be tested by how well we support our libraries.

Many other quotable nuggets of wisdom here, and a more extended celebration of books and libraries here

Friday, November 2, 2012

Davidope in color

A climbing pyramid from davidope, who is doing more stuff in color these days.

Also, here's his impression of the NYC marathon...