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2019-12-13 21:01
Daily Thoughts 12/13/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of Behavioral Finance on the way to work.  I am reading about different kinds of biases… Read More
2019-12-12 18:43
Daily Thoughts 12/12/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some of Behavioral Finance last night.  I am reading about mental biases which cause us to make f… Read More
2019-12-11 10:29
Daily Thoughts 12/11/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I finished reading The Intelligent Investor, The Revised Edition by Benjamin Graham Preface and Appendix by W… Read More
Daily Thoughts 12/10/2019
2019-12-10 20:47
The Census At Bethlehem, Peter Breughel The Younger, Between 1579 and 1638Daily Thoughts 12/10/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Intelligent… Read More
Daily Thoughts 12/09/2019
2019-12-09 22:48
Box for Books With Waterfall, Japan, 16th CenturyDaily Thoughts 12/09/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Intelligent Investor.  I am rea… Read More
Dialy Thoughts 12/8/2019
2019-12-08 17:34
Flag of the Most Serene Republic of VeniceDaily Thoughts 12/08/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Intelligent Investor.  I am reading ab… Read More
2019-12-07 18:08
Daily Thoughts 12/07/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Intelligent Investor.  I am learning about accounting tricks in publicly traded… Read More
2019-12-06 14:52
Daily Thoughts 12/06/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook.I finished reading Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings by Philip A. Fisher.  It is a classic on how… Read More
2019-12-05 18:25
Daily Thoughts 12/05/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.Last night, I read some more of The Intelligent Investor.  I am reading about how to choose a stock advi… Read More
2019-11-30 16:19
Daily Thoughts 11/30/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.Web BitsWe Wanted Our Patrons Back Public Libraries Scrap Late Fines To Alleviate Inequityhttps://www.npr.org… Read More
2019-11-29 12:24
Daily Thoughts 11/29/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.Web BitsNew York Public Library Pokes Fun At Black Friday Deals in Ad Campaignhttps://www.nydailynews.com/new… Read More
Daily Thoughts 11/28/2019
2019-11-28 22:22
Hans Heinrich Bebe, The Sun, 1852Daily Thoughts 11/28/2019Happy Thanksgiving.  I am a little sleepy with some turkey and some wine.I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this mornin… Read More
2019-11-27 12:14
Daily Thoughts 11/27/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.Web BitsSmall Bookstores Are Booming After Nearly Being Wiped Outhttps://www.cbsnews.com/news/small-bookstore… Read More
2019-11-26 11:49
Daily Thoughts 11/26/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I am reading about stocks versus bonds in The Intelligent Investor.I read some more of Common Stocks and Unco… Read More
Daily Thoughts 11/25/2019
2019-11-26 01:45
Swing into books. Book week, November 1-7, 1964, Bruno Munari, Library of Congress, Public DomainDaily Thoughts 11/25/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some… Read More
2019-11-24 20:54
Daily Thoughts 11/24/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.New York Public Library is hiring people to work with the census.The cost per person for not being counted at… Read More
2019-11-23 21:55
Books and Brushstand, Kubo Shunman, 19th CenturyDaily Thoughts 11/23/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.On the way to work, I read some more of The Intelligent Inves… Read More
Daily Thoughts  11/22/2019
2019-11-22 21:57
Book Or Album Cover, Henry- Auguste Fourdinois, 1875Daily Thoughts 11/22/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits.&n&hell…Read More
2019-11-21 13:35
Daily Thoughts 11/21/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.Last night, I read some more of the book, A Long Petal on the Sea.  One of the characters is Salvador Al… Read More
Daily Thoughts 11/20/2019
2019-11-20 22:33
Pablo Neruda During a Library of Congress Recording Session, 20 June 1966.  Public Domain.Daily Thoughts 11/20/2019I read some of Walking One Step At A Time By Erling Kagge.  I am… Read More
2019-11-19 16:20
Daily Thoughts 11/19/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.We are displaying the holiday books soon.We also have a display of Latino films.There is a new USB power stri… Read More
Daily Thoughts 11/18/2019
2019-11-17 15:28
Man Reading A Newspaper, S T GillDaily Thoughts 11/18/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of A Long Petal Of The Sea.  The book is being release… Read More
Daily Thoughts 11/16/2019
2019-11-16 14:59
My Gems, William Harnett, 1888Daily Thoughts 11/16/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I finished reading It's the Manager Gallup Finds That the Quality of Managers a… Read More
2019-11-15 13:31
Daily Thoughts 11/15/2019I checked the library Twitter and FacebookWeb BitsIlliteracy Linked to Tripled Dementia Riskhttps://www.technologynetworks.com/neuroscience/news/illiteracy-linked-to… Read More
2019-11-14 17:43
Daily Thoughts 11/14/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of It's The Manager last night.I also read some more of Incubating Creativity At Your Librar… Read More
2019-11-13 16:16
Daily Thoughts 11/13/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.On the way to work, I read some more of It's the Manager.I also read some of Incubating Creativity At Your Li… Read More
2019-11-12 16:50
Daily Thoughts 11/12/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of It's The Manager.  I started reading the Appendixes for the book.  I am reading… Read More
Daily Thoughts 11/11/2019
2019-11-11 21:23
View of the Library Kirtlington Park, Oxfordshire, Susan Alice Dashwood, 1886Daily Thoughts 11/11/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of It's The Man… Read More
Daily Thoughts 11/10/2019
2019-11-11 03:35
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Sogi, October 1892. From the Thirty-six Ghosts series. 9.25" x 14.25". The print depicts Sogi, priest and poet, writing a couplet for a ghostDaily Thought… Read More
2019-11-09 10:48
Daily Thoughts 11/09/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.Web BitsThe 9 Things You Should Never Do In a Library, According to Former Employeeshttps://www.insider.com/t… Read More
Daily Thoughts 11/08/2019
2019-11-08 22:44
Orest Kiprensky, Newspaper Readers in Naples, 1831Daily Thoughts 11/08/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of It's The Manager.  I am reading ab… Read More
Daily Thoughts 11/07/2019
2019-11-07 17:34
Daniel Huntington, The Fair Student, 1858Daily Thoughts 11/07/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of It's The Manager.  I am reading about stren… Read More
Daily Thoughts 11/06/2019
2019-11-07 00:21
The Gentle Music of a Bygone Day, John Roddam Spencer Stanhope, 1873Daily Thoughts 11/06/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of It's The Manager.&nbs&hell…Read More
2019-11-05 14:46
Daily Thoughts 11/05/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I also read some more of It's The Manager.  I am reading about the concept of company culture.Web Bits… Read More
2019-11-04 17:32
A delicate illustration by Yahya ibn Mahmud al-Wasiti in the book of The Assemblies. 13th Century ManuscriptDaily Thoughts 12/04/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I… Read More
Daily Thoughts 12/03/2019
2019-11-03 17:52
Hero of Alexandria, Pneumatica 1,16: technical drawing of a hydraulic apparatus of singing artificial birds in the manuscript Venice, Biblioteca Marciana, Gr. 516, fol. 172v.Daily Thoughts 1… Read More
2019-11-02 19:11
Daily Thoughts 12/02/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I am reading Ancient Greek Gadgets and Machines by Robert S. Brumbaugh.  The main reason is because of H… Read More
Daily Thoughts 12/01/2019
2019-11-01 21:27
Ex Libris Rulemann Grisson, 1919Daily Thoughts 12/01/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read the New York Times on the way to work.I checked the displays and the g… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/31/2019
2019-10-31 20:59
Reverie, Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, 1860Daily Thoughts 10/31/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I finished reading The Pharaoh's Treasure The Origin of Paper and t… Read More
2019-10-30 14:59
Ingeram-Codex der ehemaligen Bibliothek CottaDaily Thoughts 10/30/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Pharaoh's Treasure.  I am reading a… Read More
2019-10-29 15:01
Daily Thoughts 10/29/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Pharaoh's Treasure.  I have been reading about the swamps where they grew papyru… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/28/2019
2019-10-28 12:22
The Scribe, Ludwig Deutsch, 1904Daily Thoughts 10/28/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Pharaoh's Treasure.  I am reading about E.A. Wal… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/27/2019
2019-10-27 15:10
Pyramid Text in Teti Pyramid, In Saqqara, EgyptDaily Thoughts 10/27/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Pharaoh's Treasure today.  I am r… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/26/2019
2019-10-26 17:49
Wacław Wąsowicz - Reading the Newspaper, 1920Daily Thoughts 10/26/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read a children's book called The Library of Alexand… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/25/2019
2019-10-25 21:54
Ukiyo-e Print, 1792Daily Thoughts 10/25/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some of Reinventing Knowledge this morning.  I am reading about the concept of… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/24/2019
2019-10-24 16:22
 Drawing, Sketchbook Page with Impressio Librorum (Printing of Books), ca. 1590Daily Thoughts 10/24/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.Last night, I finished re… Read More
2019-10-23 10:27
Daily Thoughts 10/23/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I finished reading The Importance of Small Decisions by Michael J. O'Brien, R. Alexander Bentley, and William… Read More
2019-10-22 15:16
Daily Thoughts 10/22/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.The census is at the Mount Vernon Public Library from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the computer lab.I checked t… Read More
2019-10-21 21:08
Dues Dammes Conversant En Una Terrassa, Francisco Moralles Gallup, 1901Daily Thoughts 10/21/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of Hipster Death Ratt… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/20/2019
2019-10-20 19:34
US Census Bureau SealDaily Thoughts 10/20/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of Hipster Death Rattle.  The mystery story is picking up.&nb&hell…Read More
2019-10-19 21:22
Daily Thoughts 10/19/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Importance of Small Decisions.  I am reading about the difference between social… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/18/2019
2019-10-18 21:43
The Student, Charles Green, 1881Daily Thoughts 10/18/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.On the way to work, I read some of Hipster Death Rattle by Richie Narvaez.&nb&hell…Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/17/2019
2019-10-17 22:58
Xu Beihong, 1925, Painting Jiang Biwei by a TableDaily Thoughts 10/17/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.Last night I read Infinity A Graphic Guide by Brian Clegg an… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/16/2019
2019-10-16 18:39
Here is an hdr photograph taken from an enclosure inside the reading room at The John Rylands Library. Located in Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, UK. The apse of the historic re… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/15/2019
2019-10-15 20:33
Interior Scene With Books and Writing Implements, Edo Period, 17th Century, Unknown ArtistDaily Thoughts 10/15/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of… Read More
2019-10-14 14:36
Daily Thoughts 10/14/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.Web BitsThe Library That's Also An Art Galleryhttps://www.theatlantic.com/notes/2019/09/library-s-also-art-ga… Read More
2019-10-13 20:41
Daily Thoughts 10/13/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some of Introducing Capitalism A Graphic Guide by Dan Cyran, Sharron Shatil & Piero.  I very… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/12/2019
2019-10-12 20:20
Paper Holder, Louis Comfort Tiffany, circa 1910-1920 Daily Thoughts 10/12/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.On the way to work, I read some more of Hack Your Journa… Read More
2019-10-11 14:31
Daily Thoughts 10/11/2019One of my colleagues is at a Re-Entry Job Fair for people coming out of incarceration.I checked the displays and the gift books.I did a little bit of shifting.I chec… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/10/2019
2019-10-11 00:15
Adalbert Von Rossler, Horace,  by 1922Daily Thoughts 10/10/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this afternoon.I got my computer back up this morning.I read some of Chaos A Gr… Read More
2019-10-09 22:01
Daily Thoughts 10/09/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this afternoon.This morning, I was at the Kings Highway Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library.  They are the first br… Read More
2019-10-07 23:03
Daily Thoughts 10/07/2019I had a challenging day today.  My computer crashed last night.  I am bringing it in to the shop tomorrow.  My car also had to be fixed.  So firs… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/06/2019
2019-10-06 20:01
Pietro Bellotti, Diogenes, 17th CenturyDaily Thoughts 10/06/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I finished reading The Disordered Mind What Unusual Brains Tell Us Abo… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/05/2019
2019-10-05 18:01
A Savant In His Cabinet, 17th Century, Mattheus Von HelmontDaily Thoughts 10/05/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I started reading Introducing Philosophy A Graphic… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/04/2019
2019-10-04 21:34
Portrait of writer Willard Huntington Wright (detective story author S. S. Van Dine) by his brother Stanton MacDonald-Wright, 1913–14Daily Thoughts 10/04/2019I checked the library Twit… Read More
2019-10-03 12:42
Daily Thoughts 10/03/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I took a break from reading and meditated a little bit to clear my mind last night.Web Bits How Much Coffee… Read More
Daily Thoughts 10/02/2019
2019-10-02 16:39
The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians, E A Wallis Budge, 1914Daily Thoughts 10/02/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of  The Disordered Mind… Read More
2019-10-01 16:42
Daily Thoughts 10/01/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.This morning, I read some more of The Disordered Mind.  I am reading about emotions like fear, anger, an… Read More
2019-09-30 23:30
The Ten Cent Breakfast, Willard Leroy Metcalf, 1887Daily Thoughts 09/30/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read the Wall Street Journal on the way to work.I checke… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/29/2019
2019-09-29 19:42
ancient seal, original, currently in the archaeological museum of Iraklion, origin unknownDaily Thoughts 09/29/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some of The… Read More
2019-09-28 09:59
Daily Thoughts 09/28/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I started reading The Art of Mindful Embracing The Wisdom of Words by Ella Berthoud.  This book is about… Read More
2019-09-27 21:56
Daily Thoughts 09/27/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Disordered Mind on the way to work.  I am reading about how creativity is often… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/26/2019
2019-09-26 20:30
Swedish Author Viktor Rydberg Reading a Book In His Rocking Chair, Anders Zorn, 1890Daily Thoughts 09/26/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I finished reading The At… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/25/2019
2019-09-25 18:31
Harrietbackernoruega-leitora-1890Daily Thoughts 09/25/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Atlas of Happiness last night.  I read about ta… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/24/2019
2019-09-24 19:12
New York Public Library, (July 28, 1878 – February 13, 1919), also seen as Rachel Robinson Elmer, was an American artist from Vermont, who gained notability as a painter of postca… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/23/2019
2019-09-23 19:08
 Simon Luttichuys, Between 1635 and 1640, VanitasDaily Thoughts 09/23/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Atlas of Happiness.  I rea… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/22/2019
2019-09-22 17:12
Library of Ashurbanipal, The Flood Tablet, The Gilgamesh TabletDaily Thoughts 09/22/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I did not read any books last night.  I d… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/21/2019
2019-09-21 18:23
Carl Larsson, Holiday Reading, 1916Daily Thoughts 09/21/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.Last night, I started reading The Disordered Mind What Unusual Brains Tell… Read More
2019-09-20 17:34
Daily Thoughts 09/20/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook.We voted on our contract today this morning.I checked the displays and the gift books this morning.I spent some time check… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/19/2019
2019-09-19 17:16
Revolution of the Bookstore New Illustrated Collection at 20 centimes Didier & Méricant, editors, 1 rue du Pont de Lodi Street Sold here, 1897Daily Thoughts 09/19/2019I checked th… Read More
2019-09-18 16:22
Daily Thoughts 09/18/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.On the way to work, I read a little bit of Particle Physics A Graphic Guide by Tom Whyntie and Oliver Pugh.&n&hell…Read More
2019-09-17 14:39
Daily Thoughts 09/17/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of History of Libraries in the Western World.  I am reading about Canadian libraries.I… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/16/2019
2019-09-16 21:19
Sebastian Stosskopf, Still Life of Books and Rembrandt Engraving, 1631Daily Thoughts 09/16/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Histories of Li… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/15/2019
2019-09-16 21:19
Peg for Bookbinding, 5th to 7th Century BCDaily Thoughts 09/15/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I finished reading The Jixia Academy and the Birth of Higher Learni… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/14/2019
2019-09-14 12:41
Istvan Nagy, Newspaper Reader, 1920Daily Thoughts 09/14/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Jixia Academy and the Birth of Higher Learning In… Read More
2019-09-13 11:19
Daily Thoughts 09/13/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.Web Bits Not Small Change: Honey Grove Library & Learning Center: Best Small Library in Americahttps://w… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/12/2019
2019-09-12 23:41
Scholar Fu Sheng Transmitting the Book of Documents, Du Jin, 15th to 16th Century.Daily Thoughts 09/12/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.A colleague is going for tr… Read More
2019-09-11 18:58
Daily Thoughts 09/11/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some of the History of Libraries in the Western World Compact Textbook Edition by Michael H. Harris.&n&hell…Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/10/2019
2019-09-10 19:08
Three Philosophers, Giorgione, circa 1508 or 1509 Daily Thoughts 09/10/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I also checked the displays and the gift books.I have a cop… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/09/2019
2019-09-09 15:37
Julius Caesar on Horseback, Writing and Dictating Simultaneously to His Scribes. Painted by artist Jaques de Gheyn II (1565–1629).Daily Thoughts 09/09/2019I checked the library Twitte… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/08/2019
2019-09-08 18:35
Scholar Reading in Study, Dutch School, Circa 1680Daily Thoughts 09/08/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of Libraries in the Ancient World.  I… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/07/2019
2019-09-07 21:03
15th century Chinese scholar-physician, Japanese woodcutDaily Thoughts 09/07/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I did a little bit of writing for a grant for a cloth… Read More
2019-09-06 13:47
Daily Thoughts 09/06/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read To Clear Away the Shadows by David Drake last night.  It was a nice light read set in the The Rep… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/05/2019
2019-09-05 19:03
Print of an engraving of the library in the west end of the Smithsonian Institution Building, or "Castle." The engraving was published in the Smithsonian Guidebook of 1857. Men are looking a… Read More
2019-09-04 17:24
Daily Thoughts 09/04/2019I checked the displays and the gift books this morning.I checked the library Facebook and Twitter this morning.I spent some time checking books in the mezzanine.I ch… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/03/2019
2019-09-03 14:45
G.R. Barse, Romance, Library of Congress, 1896Daily Thoughts 09/03/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Library An Illustrated History.  I… Read More
2019-09-02 18:00
Daily Thoughts 09/02/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Library An Illustrated History.  I am reading about libraries in colonial Americ… Read More
Daily Thoughts 09/01/2019
2019-09-02 01:11
Future Luxury, Harry Grant Dart, 1911 Life MagazineDaily Thoughts 09/01/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this evening.I read some more of The Library An Illustrated History.&nb&hell…Read More
Daily Thoughts 08/31/2019
2019-08-31 18:28
John Fulleylove, Interior of the Bodleian Library, 1903Daily Thoughts 08/31/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Library An Illustrated History… Read More
Daily Thoughts 08/30/2019
2019-08-30 15:19
Lea Castle, View in the Library, Looking East, John Carter, Circa 1816Daily Thoughts 08/30/2019I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.I read some more of The Library An Illu… Read More

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