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Saturday Miscellany -- 8/30/2014

Odds ‘n ends over the week about books and reading that caught my eye. You’ve probably seen some/most/all of them, but just in case:

News/Misc.

Current listenings

Third time’s a charm. These really are difficult posts for me. “How hard can it be posting some music from Youtube?” you ask. Well, on average I listen to somewhere near 4 hours of music a day. 113 more words

Miscellany

A Cup of Brown Joy

My father drank coffee, my mother always, always drank tea. Back then, coffee was a drink for (ahem) adults—Starbucks was just a gleam in its founders’ eyes; you just didn’t… 236 more words

Miscellany

Impromptu Move Hiatus

My aplogies for not posting the past couple scheduled days. I’ve been trying to effect an unplanned apartment move due to a poor situation with my current housing. 165 more words

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It's Just A Little Crush

So I told my OR friends that I have a little crush on a doctor here in our hospital. When they asked me who he is, I coyfully smiled and said… 359 more words

Saudi Life

Building a grain elevator required a whole boxcar of lumber

Commentary by Neil A. Lieb, photos from his archive From a telephone interview on July 22, 2014:

Decks for the formwork are stacked at upper-right corner of the foundation. 291 more words

Grain Elevator