"…but for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short."
Jane Austen (via upperrubberboot)
In drear-nighted December
by John Keats
In drear-nighted December,
Too happy, happy tree,
Thy branches ne’er remember
Their green felicity:
The north cannot undo them
With a sleety whistle through them;
Nor frozen thawings glue them
From budding at the…
“Summerfield Hayes — erstwhile private in the Fortieth New York Volunteers, Army of the Potomac — rests alongside a silent muddy creek and resolves not to fall asleep.”
~ from Nostalgia by Dennis McFarland
Where I share 3 things about the library you may not have known.
1. Monthly Sunday Concerts
2. Monthly Art Displays by local artists (if you are local and want to display your art call the library 201-945-2867 and talk to the Director)
3.We have notary…
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
Yeah! Science, bitch!
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson for more easy to understand, witty science
The Particle at the End of the Universe by Sean Carroll for an easy to understand guide to the Higgs boson: aka ‘The God Particle’
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R. Hofstadter for a mind-bending journey into artificial intelligence
A Winter Without Snow by J. D. McClatchyEven the sky here in Connecticut has it, That wry look of accomplished conspiracy, The look of those who've gotten away With a petty but regular white collar crime. When I pick up my shirts at the laundry, A…