Friday, April 05, 2013

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Tiles

Tiles

Decorative tiles in lower level.  I forgot to put a ruler up for scale.  The tiles are from Motawi Tileworks. Wood frames will be put up around the tile boundary.


2013 Renovation


2013 Renovation


2013 Renovation


2013 Renovation


2013 Renovation


2013 Renovation

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Renovation Photos Plus Special Guest Appearance

Renovation

Tile in new toilet room.
2013 Renovation

Decorative tiles on columns.
2013 Renovation

Close-up of tiles.
2013 Renovation

Ephemera From a Junk Drawer

VHS tape with instructions for our 20 year old alarm system.
2013 Renovation

No idea what this small thing is.
2013 Renovation

Head of a file drawer rod.
2013 Renovation

I found a full bag of these things.
2013 Renovation

Old accession and de-accession list.
2013 Renovation

Directions to library staff.
2013 Renovation


Guest Appearance

There were five Lee Goldberg books on the New Shelf.

Lee Goldberg Takeover

Monday, April 01, 2013

One of Those Knitting Books With Nice Photos

NonFiction

French Girl Accessories: modern designs for a beautiful life edited by Ann Budd.  That subtitle is ambitious.

How to Be Interesting (In 10 Simple Steps) by Jessica Hagy.  "Combining fresh and pithy life lessons, often just a sentence or two, with deceptively simple diagrams and graphs, this inspiring guide shows you how to lead a richer life."

Fiction

Ratlines by Stuart Neville.  I read some gushing reviews.  Irish cop in 1963 investigates murder of a German and finds that many Nazis were granted asylum after the war. 

Mr. Monk Gets Even by Lee Goldberg.  Monk is still nuts but now has a girlfriend.

Corpse on the Court by Simon Brett.  English mystery.

Proof of Guilt by Charles Todd.  English mystery. 

The Colony by A.J. Colucci.  Horror novel with ants taking over Manhattan using their "razor-sharp claws that pierce skin like paper and stinging venom that liquefies their prey."

Last Shepherd by Martin Etchart.  Arizona kid wants to go to college.  His dad wants him to run the sheep ranch.  Dad dies and kid travels to Basque country of France to settle the ranch interitance.