Monthly Archives: September 2016

Nursery Finds

As I went through closets and cleaned a bit this summer, I came across some funny little finds — old children’s books that I’d forgotten I owned, a baby cap and some little dishes that may have been for me, … Continue reading

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Summer (Now Autumn) Project, Part 6: Annotations and Inscriptions

I write in my books. Not in all of them — fiction is generally safe from my pen — but in many of them. I mark things, note things, comment on things, scribble around things, and generally make a mess. … Continue reading

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Summer Project, Part 5: In Which One Feels Slightly Cheated

Today’s find in the ongoing collection management project deserves a slow reveal.

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Shiny New Scam Tricks!

Today’s scam email from¬†the ol’ Junk folder this morning is some juicy¬†stuff in the ever-evolving literature of the 419 game, although not a new move (examples like it date from at least eight or nine years ago):

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