Thursday, November 10, 2011
Daily Thoughts 11/10/2011
I read some more of Supergods by Grant Morrison on the train to work this morning. I also read a little bit more of The Letters of Robert Frost to Louis Untermeyer. I am looking forward to the Biography Book Club next week on Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. We are also having the Mount Vernon Writers Network on Thursday, November 17, 2011 from
This morning, I checked the Twitter and Facebook accounts for the library. I also printed shipping labels for the Better World Books boxes. The boxes are packed and labeled for Monday.
We opened the Computer Lab from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. for academic use. There was a person who was doing some research on Phillis Wheatley and another gentleman who was looking for a job. It was fairly quiet today.
I spent some more time on Lynda.com studying Microsoft Publisher 2010. It has become a lot easier for me to help people with basic wordprocessing questions.
I also read the latest Booklist magazine.
On the way home, I finished reading Supergods by Grant Morrison. Much of the book covers the authors experiences as a writer for superhero comics. He has firsthand knowledge of what he is writing about. It was an enjoyable. I also read some more of The Letters of Robert Frost to Louis Untermeyer. This is much more down to earth than most books I read. Robert Frost was a farmer in addition to being a poet. He has a very old fashioned sensibility to his writing. I also started The Better Angels of Our Nature Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker. This is an argument for how civilized behavior reduces violence.
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