Archive for the 'just curious' Category

The Oscar goes to… My 2016 predictions

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Predicting the Oscars is often more fun than watching the telecast. With ballot cast, check out my musings on the nominations, and my picks on who’s taking home the golden statuette.

Download, color – upload, share

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Color Our Collections is a week-long event on social media. From 1-5 february 2016, libraries and archives from around the world are sharing images from their collections and encouraging the public to color, add their personal stamp and share with the world. Find all the resources here.

Chocolate is temporary, books are forever

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Looking for alternatives to traditional chocolate and flowers Valentine’s Day gifts? Avoid the temporary and explore the gift of books. They last forever and can be enjoyed many, many times over.

Wrapping up 2015

Sunday, December 27th, 2015

Twenty fifteen was a difficult year across the globe. It was also the year of the man bun. Not that the man bun had anything to do with the world’s problems. I’m just sayin.’ Check out what stories shaped 2015 for the curious g.

Lighten up… It feels good

Saturday, October 31st, 2015

Being a highly-organized, vertical storer can sometimes be a liability in a small apartment. Why I decided to declutter, lighten up and open my Etsy shop.

Let ’em eat cake

Friday, October 9th, 2015

That ubiquitous Happy Birthday song has been through the mill for the past few years. The issue: Who owns its copyright? Stay tuned, here’s the answer.

Banned Books Week: Fight for the freedom to read books, as written

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Banned Books Week 2015, the annual event to celebrate the freedom to read including the ability to express ideas with material some consider unpopular and/or radical is happening now. Support your right to read and say no to censorship.

Bodies: Reshaped, recovered, submerged

Monday, September 14th, 2015

The human body – reshaped, recovered and submerged – is the centerpiece for three intriguing articles.

Up on the roof

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

The environments high on the rooftops of the world’s cities are hidden from street views. There are great things happening up there, changing our perspectives and scale. Here is a sampling of them.

What’s in your closet?

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

Three months after the launch of my Etsy shop, tcg VINTAGE etc: the curious g collection, I hadn’t realized what a collector I am. I found enough vintage toys, games, books, vinyl and other objects in my closet to keep my shop stocked for a while. What’s in your closet?