Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Random Linkage

Before Google - Questions people asked librarians at New York Public Library. Most are dated from the 1940s to the 1960s and there are some weird questions. People haven't changed all that much.

Tea Time - Early 20th century photos

Windmills in the Fog - beautiful photographs

Stunning Soundtracks for Trashy Movies - A long list. I didn't read the whole thing but as far as I scrolled there weren't any movies I've seen. I might follow some of the YouTube links later just for fun.

Jules Verne's "Lost" Novel - Written in 1863 but not published until 1994.

Everyday Refugees

Oldest Public Library in the English Speaking World

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Just Another Tree

I was outside this weekend and for some reason I noticed that the pattern of the limbs of this tree, which I've seen every day for more than 20 years, looked especially pleasing. That's what I love about where I live. Somehow there's always something new to notice, even if it's always been there.