Monthly Archives: March 2013

Wordless Wednesday: Waiting for the Stony Island bus, Monroe Street, Chicago

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You’re giving Panic Button Monday a headache

Every time I push the panic button, this shows up.

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Emperor of Atlantis

The opera Emperor of Atlantis was written in 1943 in Theresienstadt, the concentration camp set up to fool Red Cross inspectors into thinking the camps were fun, happy places where life and art flourished. Last night we saw a rare … Continue reading

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Like the plains itself

Workaday stuff first:  you can see this painting above, at the Poetry Foundation, until May 31, and for those like me with workaday hours, you may next visit it on March 16 when the library has Saturday hours (10 am … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: endless forms most beautiful

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Panic Button Monday gets the shaft

Every time I push the panic button, this show up.

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The Internet runs on what?

One of my colleagues is in graduate school.  A couple of weeks ago, she was asked to carry out a survey of her fellow students – the topic doesn’t matter, but it was relevant to all of the group.  She … Continue reading

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