January 9, 2013 - 5:28pm
Associate professor of political science and the author of several books on the subject, Jasmine Farrier will serve as tomorrow‘s first guest for the University Club’s Meet the Professor luncheon talks, Thursday, January 10th, at noon.
Today I found myself in a situation where my perception of the color “goldenrod” was interpreted as “nacho cheese” by someone else’s thinking. Our brains did a rapid fire of synapse dance in our heads and found that thing in the world that seemed the most fitting...
January 7, 2013 - 2:55pm
The author the book, ‘The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn From Traditional Societies?’, Jared Diamond will take center spotlight at the Kentucky Center for the Arts this Wednesday, January 9th, for an interview with author and anthropologist, Sarah Hrdy. It sounds fancy and fine.
I am going to build a tribe. It will be made of arms and legs and stomachs and faces. People with names will belong to these parts. And I will love them. And they will hopefully love me. And, somehow or another, we will function as a whole thing in this world. It...
January 5, 2013 - 3:10pm
Children's Story Time - Winter Wonderland at A Reader's Corner Bookstore
Join us for a wintry celebration of our monthly children's story time. Come enjoy a snow themed story, refreshments, and a warm drink.
As always, each child will go home with a free book!
A Reader's Corner...
January 3, 2013 - 3:21pm
Well, ok, by “inspiring” I mean bludgeons the young dreaming wordsmith with black humor and promises of mild starvation and heartache. But this is a good thing. Local poet Jeffrey Skinner takes a twist on creative non-fiction with the self-help memoir, ‘The 6.5 Practices of Moderately Successful Poets’. And I read it.
If I had a nickel for every word I wrote…Child, it’s a lot of nickels. You don’t even know. Enough nickels to make heaping cartoonish mountains of currency in unfathomably large caverns. It looks like glitter. Dunes of disco ball bits. Enough nickels...
December 28, 2012 - 11:47am
Here it is: my final Something To Say for 2012. And we’re going to launch it from the proverbial nest of Library events. Stop by the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch this coming Monday, December 31st at 2pm for a special New Year’s Eve party.
My hands are shaking a little bit. There might be a smidgen of the hot jelly making the prickly-pear points in my eyeballs. What feels rather like a mildly giant piece of wood is currently growing in the back of my throat. I can feel it shifting whenever I swallow.This doesn...