Category Archives: Books

“Life” Intrudes This Week from For The Weekend…April 8, 2022

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🥐 ➡️ ⛩ From street cafes to sacred sites: using A Pattern Language via New_Public [Shared]

More than likely, I discovered A Pattern Language during my time at Walt Disney Imagineering. I can’t really say for sure, but I do have my own copy, and while I am not an architect I often use it for generating ideas … Continue reading

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“It only takes one person. Why not you?” from For The Weekend…April 1, 2022

Subscribe and Forward This To A Friend Today! Nasturtiums in the Garden Read the entire newsletter in your browser   It only takes one person. Why not you? As can clearly be seen from history and current events. it only … Continue reading

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Product Highlight: 1888 Seed Catalog Shower Curtain and More by Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [Shopping & Gifts]

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Nature in ornament; an enquiry into the natural element in ornamental design & a survey of the ornamental treatment of natural forms – Internet Archive [Shared]

Nature in ornament; an enquiry into the natural element in ornamental design & a survey of the ornamental treatment of natural forms : Day, Lewis Foreman, 1845-1910 : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive Publication date 1902 Topics … Continue reading

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In Our Time: Colette on Apple Podcasts [Audio] [Books] [History]

In Our Time: Colette on Apple Podcasts Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss one of the outstanding French writers of the twentieth century. The novels of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (1873 – 1954) always had women at their centre, from youth to mid-life … Continue reading

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“When the world is crazy, do what you can, when you can”, from For the Weekend…March 4, 2022

Subscribe and Forward This To A Friend Today! When the world is crazy, do what you can, when you can When the world is falling apart, we can feel helpless, abandoned, and useless. We sit watching the news wondering what … Continue reading

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The books you need for your 2022 New Year’s Resolutions via Tim Harford [Shared]

The books you need for your 2022 New Year’s Resolutions | Tim Harford The self-help genre gets a bad press, and not without reason, but there are a few self-help books that I’ve read, enjoyed, and felt wiser as a … Continue reading

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“Being affected by the world but only affecting our small portion of it” from For the Weekend…February 25, 2022

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Inform: William Penn’s “Rules of Conversation” via The Hammock Papers [Shared]

The Hammock Papers: Inform. William Penn’s “Rules of Conversation”, from Fruits of Solitude  Avoid Company where it is not profitable or necessary; and in those Occasions speak little, and last.   Silence is Wisdom, where Speaking is Folly; and always … Continue reading

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Literature Clock: Tell Time By Story [Shared]

Literature Clock Towards four o’clock the condition of the English army was serious. The Prince of Orange was in command of the centre, Hill of the right wing, Picton of the left wing. The Prince of Orange, desperate and intrepid, … Continue reading

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“Abdicating Responsibility” from For The Weekend…February 18, 2022

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Why should you read Charles Dickens? by Iseult Gillespie via TedEd [Video] [Shared]

The starving orphan seeking a second helping of gruel. The spinster wasting away in her tattered wedding dress. The stone-hearted miser plagued by the ghost of Christmas past. More than a century after his death, these remain recognizable figures from … Continue reading

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The Ten Best History Books of 2021 | History | Smithsonian Magazine [Shared]

The Ten Best History Books of 2021 | History | Smithsonian Magazine After 2020 brought the most devastating global pandemic in a century and a national reckoning with systemic racism, 2021 ushered in a number of welcome developments, including Covid … Continue reading

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Have you seen a library vending machine? via TikTok [Video] [Shared]

Have you seen a library vending machine? this one opened in 2018.  @bookendedbyowls Have you seen a library vending machine? this one opened in 2018. ##booktok ##librarytok ##bookish ##library ##bookvendingmachine ##indiana ♬ Eleanor Rigby – Cody Fry Read Have you … Continue reading

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