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IONTW – April 15, 2018

Yikes! Halfway over, but still National Poetry Month! So, how about an interview with Mary Oliver. Rhubarb rap! Who knew?! Today is the last day for three lovely exhibits at Sonoma Valley Museum of Art: Libros de Artista: Artist’s Books … Continue reading

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IONTW – February 25, 2018

Artist Iman Joy El Shami-Mader is on a mission to illustrate all the world’s mythical beasts! Who knew paper could do that? Origami tessellations and kusudamas! Then a round-up of paper folding books by Helen Hiebert. New letterpress booklet of … Continue reading

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IONTW – September 10, 2017

Advice from a Food Desert. There’s a word for That. An incredibly specific one that you’ll probably never actually seriously use, but there’s a word. Be nice to your houseplants! Me. You. Us. Whose story is it? So much going … Continue reading

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IONTW – September 3, 2017

OK, I’m a little late to the party on it being the two-hundredth anniversary of Henry David Thoreau’s birth (July 12, 1817), but here’s a neat photo of Thoreau’s journal covers, and a lovely book from St. Brigid Press: A … Continue reading

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IONTW – April 16, 2017

Under dogs. Literally. They may look like plants, but they are actually elaborate cakes! Found in the NEW section of the library – The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook – a wonderful collection of stories about food, with recipes from 76 … Continue reading

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IONTW – March 26, 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed listening to Cooked by Michael Pollan – read by the author! It’s a great exploration of the transformative power of cooking – both literal and figurative. Gourds of all sizes and shapes! and bowling ball yard art! … Continue reading

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something I think I’d like to know, #305

can all plants be grown from seed? and, if not, what percentage can?

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