George Carlin passed away yesterday. This makes me sad. Carlin was a comedic and linguistic genius as well as a defender–or perhaps practitioner is a better word — of free speech. Probably best known for his bit on the seven dirty words, Carlin shocked, but did not need to shock, to be funny. His mind… Continue reading Goodbye Mr. Carlin
The bloggers at Library Garden have a little listerv on the side that we use to stay in touch with each other, and this week we found ourselves questioning whether or not we’re old. This was prompted by an experience Amy had at the reference desk, and I’ll let her blog about that if she… Continue reading Friday Fun: Are you old?
Listen: “Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.” Listen: “A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.” Thanks Mr. Vonnegut. Thanks for giving me, “If this… Continue reading God bless you Mr. Vonnegut