Word Up, Nerd Up

a few words about words

Universal Need

Unless you have been under a rock on Mars, you have heard about “Occupy Wall Street”.  Protestors have occupied a private park in New York City’s financial district since September 17th.  They sleep in cardboard boxes (no tents allowed), eat donated food and utilize the facilities of nearby businesses.  All their needs met? Not quite… […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Library Card Sign-Up Month

Do you have a library card? Better question- do you USE your library card? Libraries offer books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, e-books and more at NO COST to the borrower. How can you beat a deal like that? You can’t, so encourage everyone around you to head to their local library this month and open […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Main Street Book Club

We live in a small town with a beautiful, wonderful, fantabulous* public library.  Earlier this summer, they announced the formation of Main Street Book Club.  The date was set, a book was chosen and we all sat at home hoping that someone else would show up on the appointed evening.   Any worries were unfounded, […]

Read the rest of this entry »