Month: December 2013

The Bookworm

The Bookworm sculpture by Gary Price at Rancho Mirage Public Library in California. (It reminded me of myself when I was a kid, when I would take out stacks of books at a time.)

Self-serve return

I saw people waiting outside the doors of the Palm Springs Public Library and wondered why there was a line up. Turns out, they were waiting to return their books – into a machine. This self-serve return kiosk is part…

Marty makes fattigman

While I was in Palm Springs, Marty Hartley showed me how to make fattigman, a classic Norwegian Christmas cookie. With his family’s Norwegian background, it has become a tradition to make these cookies for the holidays. Click on the first…