bq.Now, I’m not suggesting that it’s useless to learn about modern literature. War itself teaches enough practicality for a lifetime, and quickly. The speed with which Iraqi universities were up and running following the invasion is a testament to the desire people here have to distance themselves from war.
bq.A couple of months ago, I was sitting in Lawson-McGhee’s new “Rothrock Café(Rothrock Café Opens)”:http://www.knoxlib.org/aboutkcpl/news/cafe.php chatting with a friend who works there. Midway into our conversation I noticed two dark-suited men in conversation near the circulation desk. They seemed out of place and were obviously discussing the library.
“Two years ago(September 11, 2001 Archives)”:http://www.libraryplanet.com/archives/2001/09/11/, I stayed up late night to watch the game on Monday Night Football. Before I went to bed, I posted a slate of entries so that the blog would be updated for the day. Later on in the day, I actually decided to post one more.
“Today Maryam and I went house hunting and I was reminded just how much work we have to do at Microsoft. At one place a nice lady opened the door for us and said ‘show yourself around, we’re up playing on the computer upstairs.’ Eventually we got upstairs we overheard her and her husband, both in their 70s, trying to install a new printer on their older computer.
“If you had a subversive political ideology, you’d find a better way to do it than checking out books at a local library.” – Jessica Goethals
When I skimmed James F. Moore’s essay
I noticed a couple of sites has some sort of link to something called Iraq Body Count
“We infinitely desire peace, and the surest way of obtaining it is to show that we are not afraid of war.” – Theodore Roosevelt, speaking in San Francisco, California, May 13, 1903
“Sometimes people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American.
Santa Cruz County library branches now post signs alerting patrons that federal agents can review their reading habits.
I just saw a story about how some of the members of CODE PINK