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A proud Picasso moment

A couple of weeks ago, a Japanese friend invited me and the kids to a carp painting event at Asian Trade Centre at Osaka port. 1,056 more words

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Close but no cigar?

I don’t know about you, but when selecting a wine for human consumption a sense of humor isn’t the primary box I check on my checklist. 104 more words

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Rah! Rutgers Unite Half Marathon Race Report

Name of the raceRutgers Unite Half Marathon

Where: New Brunswick, NJ

Date: April 17, 2016

Time: 8:00 am

Distance: 13.1 miles… 1,338 more words


Smelly Generational Differences

One thing I really enjoy about coffee shops is that they always have the pungent smell of coffee. You could come fresh off of doing hours of yard work to meet your friends there and nobody would notice. 179 more words

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Charitably Numb

Is it me or has charitable giving gotten just downright weird. I was listening to the radio this afternoon on my way to an appointment when I heard an ad for a very successful fundraiser titled, “The Princess Ball.” This event raises money for children with cancer each year and encourages them to dress up (along with everybody else) in medieval princess garb complete with tall, colorful hats waving delicate scarves bedazzled by rhinestones. 286 more words

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During the week of March 21, 2016, I conduct four interviews with teens in the Campbell County Public Library Teen Room. I talk to eight teens; of these, three – Sofía, Eduardo and Buck – are of Hispanic origin. 1,348 more words


Bibliography of additional resources

The following articles enhance understanding of teens’ public library use; academic achievement and information-seeking behaviors among Hispanic teens; and public library service to the Hispanic community. 137 more words

Information-seeking Behavior