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Breakfast, Conception and Divorce: What I Learned from Magazines This Week

November 12, 2018
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    Ten percent of Europeans were conceived in an Ikea bed.  (Time 2/12/18)   Life expectancy in the US is actually going down. (Time, 2/12/18)   Centenarians rarely skip breakfast. (Time 2/26/18)   Princess…

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WELCOME TO YOUR LOCAL PUBLIC LIBRARY – PLEASE TAKE YOUR DILDOS WITH YOU WHEN YOU LEAVE!

October 16, 2018
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A librarian pal recently posted the following question on a Facebook group for librarians: “If there were a sign that prohibited the craziest, oddest or grossest thing that has happened at your library, what would…

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From Bacon To Meth: The World’s Weirdest Bookmarks

September 23, 2018
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When you work in a library, you soon learn that patrons can make use of some rather unlikely things to mark their places as they read, which they’ll often forget to remove when the books…

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Nursery Rhymes For The NRA

September 18, 2018
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By: Janet Golden and Roz Warren   Awhile back, the NRA  rewrote a number of Grimm’s fairy tales to include guns. In their version of Little Red Riding Hood, for instance, Red is packing heat.…

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Want To See A Photo Of My Grandson? Of Course You Do!

September 9, 2018
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  At the airport recently, I fell into a conversation with a fellow my age as we waited  for our plane to board. Within two minutes we’d pulled out our smartphones and were showing each…

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Come For The Great Gatsby, Stay For The Sardines

August 20, 2018
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Library patrons often bring coffee, soda or chips to the library where I work to snack on. But some patrons nosh on more surprising things. For instance? Here are a few of the food items…

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Want To Rob A Bank With Me?

August 15, 2018
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My smart phone has a feature that allows you to scan in your thumb print, after which it will recognize your thumb and unlock itself so you don’t have to enter your password each time…

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Happy Birthday Mr. Watterson, Wherever You Are!

July 5, 2018
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Bill Watterson isn’t just the creator of “Calvin & Hobbes” the world’s best comic strip. According to the book “Looking for Calvin and Hobbes,” a biography of the elusive and reclusive cartoonist, Watterson is also…

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Snake Poses On A Plane

July 2, 2018
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When I was in high school, I had a good friend whose boyfriend did Tai Chi. We’d be hanging out in the living room  chatting, when suddenly Bob would rise from the sofa, step to…

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What Would Steven Slater Do? (WWSSD?)

May 14, 2018
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By: Janet Golden and Roz Warren Several summers ago, flight attendant Steven Slater, fed up with dealing with the public, cursed, grabbed a beer and slid down the evacuation chute of the JetBlue aircraft that…

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