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Sunbathing in December

by Laura Wright on December 17, 2008 in Odum Library

Celebrate!

by Laura Wright on December 12, 2008 in (Almost) Daily Photo

Hello, Neighbor!

by Laura Wright on December 9, 2008 in Odum Library

FYI, you’re looking for the blurry raccoon in the center. I am still working on my wildlife photo skills.

Seeing Green

by Laura Wright on December 8, 2008 in (Almost) Daily Photo

Regift Without Fear!

by Maureen Puffer-Rothenberg on December 4, 2008 in Odum Library

In “12 Rules for Regifting Without Fear,” MSN Money’s MP Dunleavey tells how best to give away oddball gifts you’ve received but couldn’t possibly keep. Time to let someone else enjoy that special item your in-laws thought was perfect for you.

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

by Maureen Puffer-Rothenberg on December 2, 2008 in Odum Library

Maureen Corrigan of National Public Radio calls Steig Larsson‘s novel The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo “a super-smart amalgam of the corporate corruption tale, the legal thriller, the Agatha Christie-type ‘locked room’ puzzle, and the dysfunctional family suspense story.”

Find it at BROWSE PT9876.22.A6933 M3613 2008, on the 2nd floor next to the HUB entrance.

Zig Zag

by Laura Wright on December 2, 2008 in Odum Library

Who's more likely to honk at whom, and why

by Maureen Puffer-Rothenberg on December 1, 2008 in Odum Library

Tom Vanderbilt‘s Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says about Us) (call number BROWSE TL152.5 .V36 2008) explains, among other things, why drivers won’t merge lanes until the last possible minute. Pick your peeve; Vanderbilt’s probably addressed it.

BROWSE books are shelved on the 2nd floor next to the HUB entrance.

Read Vanderbilt’s blog about driving in America here.

Growth

by Laura Wright on December 1, 2008 in Odum Library