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worth reading • seeing as how we are at that time of year where all those piles of invoices have to be distilled into a tax return, Dumblittleman.com’s post “How to Go Paperless and get more work done” sounds enticing. I wonder if they offer a guarantee with that? well worth reading • Ephemera blog […]

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book blogs of note

new blogs on the blog… blog of note • The Bookshop Blog is another biblioblog in the category of trying to be all things to all people. If you feel like testing the waters to see if you like blogging, they are taking contributors. blog of note • from my neck of the woods we […]

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let me count the ways

I love this piece of software…no really I do, no shit, really. I have been using . It’s a small flexible database program that works as an elaborate upgrade on the old Windows Cardfile program. The sidebar index, brings up the corresponding ‘card’ and the cards can contain images, tables, html, text, phone numbers that […]

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another layer

there isn’t an end here…is it bad that my entire life fits in a 12″ x18″ shoe box? lots of library cards…and school ids….yeah my house caught fire and there i am in my nightgown….and they got my name wrong. the cover of freshman notebooks always look the same don’t they? oh yeah..i once met […]

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personal archeology

this is some of the stuff i put in the KEEP box. i was a strange child, i have about 5 notebooks full of all the stuff you can find on the internet now, i used to record all kinds of bizarre facts and figures, once i wrote them down i remembered them for bloody […]

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idiot alert • a Missouri Reverend busy body has pulled books about President-elect Obama from shelves, because he doesn’t like Obama’s stance on abortion. By that logic, if you pulled books about people you don’t like or disagree with, it’s gonna leave damn few books.blog of note • Rachel Jagareski has been posting to Forward […]

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book envy

blog of note • Bybee at Naked Without Books has a think piece up about the ‘Odd Shelf’, inspired by a donation by Robert and Miriam Lovett to Emory University of their 700 copies of Robinson Crusoe. She muses about quirkiness in collecting and regrets she has none. I too have always envied collectors who […]

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i got it from agnes

oops wrong song… obit of note • Jeremy at PhiloBiblos tells me that Ian at LuxMentis told him, that: “Following on the heels of Fine Books & Collections’ decision to abandon print for a digital existence, it appears that Rare Book Review has also ceased publication. Published since 1974, RBR ‘is to be “mothballed” with […]

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Forrest J Ackerman at 92

obit of note • “Forrest J Ackerman, who influenced a generation of young horror movie fans with Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine and spent a lifetime amassing what has been called the world’s largest personal collection of science fiction and fantasy memorabilia, has died. He was 92.. . . ” (continue) Part of my childhood […]

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i got tagged

. . . like a polar bear or a subway car. There you are minding your own business and someone comes up and dope slaps you on the back of the head and runs away leaving you standing there wondering what the deuce goes on? Aurora Fox (Foxy Art Studio) left a comment on my […]

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