Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Snowflake Photos

And while I'm on snowflakes, there are some remarkable images of real snowflakes here.

More abstract? Images tagged snowflake at Flickr.

Nymphoides indica photo by Van in NYC

More Snowflakes

This is fun, but if you really want to make paper snowflakes, this is more helpful.

Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Scenes from a Pumpkin Festival





Photos by Victoria MacDonald


It's time to start making snowflakes. Here's one I made:
You can make some here. There are some incredible ones in the gallery.

Susan invites you to bring in any paper snowflakes you've made and she'll display them at the library during December and January.

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Online Dictionaries

Here's a list of online dictionaries you may find useful. Try several. Some of them have different approaches and you might find one your like better than whatever you're using now.

Thanksgiving Book

Susan showed me a great thanksgiving book in the children's collection. It begins, "To be a human being is an honor, and we offer thanksgiving for all the gifts of life..."

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Local Poetry

Cuff Train has posted a whole passel of poems.

Friday, November 18, 2005

First iTunes purchase

I just bought my first song at iTunes. Strictly research. But a great tune: Boff Boff, No.2 (A.K.A. Mop Mop) from Coleman Hawkins & Leonard Feather's Esquire All Stars

I found it while listening to Pandora, which I've found enjoyable and helpful for finding new music I like based on music I know I like. It all (iTunes and Pandora) very seamlessly and dangerously integrated.

A few months back there was a story about a New York library that was circulating iPod Shuffles with audio books loaded on them. Here are details about how they went about it.

(via Jenny Levine and robotwisdom)

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Three New Chapters of Magnanimous: Metamorphosis

I've just posted three new chapters of Magnanimous: Metamorphosis for Ezra:

Friday, November 11, 2005

Maine Student Web Design Award Program

Susan pointed me to the Maine Student Web Design Award Program. Anyone interested? It includes home schoolers....

Thursday, November 03, 2005

American Sign Language (ASL) Animations

Here's a fun site. It has animations of the American Sign Language signs for hundreds (maybe thousands, too many to count in any case)of words.


Bat flying

Susan is using these two this morning.

Easier Comments

I've made it so that it's easier to post comments. Previously you had to be registered with (the site that hosts The 'Bary). That is no longer true. It runs the risk of attracting comments spam, but I'll see how it goes.