Just as we in modern society have increasingly removed ourselves from what were once integral aspects of our lives, such as nature and food, so too have we distanced ourselves from the unavoidable part of life: death.
Artists’ Reflections on Nature and Art History in Popular Culture: Explore Hidden Symbols in Artwork
Let’s Talk Trending! Come and join us on Friday, December 5th in the craft room from 2-4 for Artists’ Reflections on Nature.
Teen angst. Hyperbolic journal entries. Cloying, sing-songy poetry. Arrogant, rambling job application letters.
Something is very wrong with Wayward Pines.
Secret service agent Ethan Burke arrives in bucolic Wayward Pines, Idaho, with a mission: locate and recover two federal agents who went missing one month earlier. But almost immediately, Ethan is involved in a violent accident. When he comes to he has, with no ID, no cell phone, and no briefcase.
When I'm looking for a new CD, a lot of times, I go with bands that have cool cover-art or unusual names. Does this qualify as judging a book by it's cover? Certainly. But, it also means that I find a lot of interesting music. In fact, that's how I found our first Artist of the Week.
In December 2003, while walking their dog, Dakotah, on a frozen lake not far from their home in Juneau, Alaska, Nick Jans and his wife, Sherrie, spotted a rare sight - a black wolf standing motionless in the dusk. Suddenly, the wolf began bounding toward the couple, whose dog broke free of Jans's grip on her collar and ran toward the wolf.
Did you know that Adult Services has a jam-packed week the first week of December? Well, maybe not jam-packed, but certainly cheese-cooking-art-music-movie packed! Though you might be stuffed with turkey from the week before, these programs offer lots of fun and learning, as well as some eating, if you aren’t completely full. Come join us for any or all of them!
The first question in Randall Munroe's book what if?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions may bring to mind R.E.M.'s song, "It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine."; you know you're contemplating ultimate death and destruction, but strangely, you're okay with it. So what would happen if the Earth and all terrestrial objects suddenly stopped spinning, but the atmosphere retained its velocity? Why should we care - or worry?
The Real Food Revolution: Healthy Eating, Green Groceries, and the Return of the American Family Farm by Tim Ryan
During the past decade, many individuals have worked to raise awareness about our corrupt and unhealthy corporate food system.