When I attended Penn State in the last ’70’s, my parents bought me a school jacket. It was a standard-issue, dark blue wool jacket with PENN STATE printed boldly in white block letters across the back. I liked (and needed) the jacket for its warmth, but I really didn’t like having PENN STATE plastered across… Continue reading Brands Transformed into Self-Expression
“Oh, you must really love books”, people have said to me when they learn that I have a Masters Degree in Library Science. Well, sure, I love books, but not extraordinarily so. And I do have a passion for libraries—not so much because they house books per se, but because they are among the few… Continue reading Are Libraries Missing (Half) the Boat?
My wife is taking some classes at Beadfest, an annual gathering of people interested in making beaded jewelry. And it made me think of the Origami convention that a friend of mine goes to every year. (I’ve remarked on this convention before because of that event’s use of labels that attendees can wear, indicating either… Continue reading Folks just want to share what they know