Monthly Archives: March 2009

Review: Dear Zachary, by Kurt Kuenne (and a Minor Update)

I love love love it when I have the chance to watch an incredible movie. One of the best aspects of it is that incredible movies are like snow days: you never know when one of them is going to … Continue reading

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March Madness: The Revenge

It’s that time of year again. Spring is in the air, the snow is melting, and across the nation, printers are churning out tourney brackets like crazy. Want to play with your fellow Bryce’s Rambling’s Blog Readers? Join the group … Continue reading

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Book Review: Yiddish Policemen’s Union

The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon My review rating: 4 of 5 starsI enjoyed this book, although it was (frankly) a much longer read than I would have liked. What if the state of Israel had never been formed, … Continue reading

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Collection Development

Sitting here at the reference desk right now working on collection development, which is library-ese for “deciding what books the library should have.” This is actually more complex than you might think at first. It’s not like you can just … Continue reading

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Peanuts are Cool

Just came across this really cool post about the comic Peanuts on Metafilter. Because Snoopy’s cool. TRC could watch Snoopy all day–he looks forward to every Charlie Brown holiday special as they pop up, always wanting to check out what … Continue reading

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Why I Didn’t Post Today

You try sitting through four hours of a training seminar on the future of cataloging, and then see if you’re in any condition or mood to write much of anything by then. Sorry, folks. You’ll have to do without me … Continue reading

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Adapting Your Book to Screenplay

For those of you interested, I’m now working on a screenplay version of Ichabod. Not because I’m getting paid to or anything (I wish), but more because the option’s there, so why not explore it? I write everything on spec … Continue reading

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How to Fix Daylight Savings Time

I hate having to try to adjust my sleeping habits. I hate getting up when it’s dark. I hate being sleepy all day because of it. I hate having to reset the clocks. I hate feeling every day like I’ve … Continue reading

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Dentists Can Be Our Friends

You know you’ve missed it: my regular updates to you all on my family’s dental problems. So back by popular demand, I hereby present you: my trip to the dentist. No cavities, and I don’t need to go back for … Continue reading

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A Question to You

Say you had a friend who was a film maker. Say this friend read one of your books and wanted to work on getting it to the screen. You’ve shopped this book around a bit before, but it’s a really … Continue reading

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