Let’s Get Creative

One of my favorite things about this place (and I assure you, there is a rather long list of favorite things that I have about this place) is that creativity is encouraged here. If you have visited recently, you may have noticed folded bits of paper strewn about upstairs. In any other place, this may […]

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The David Bronze Prodigy Scholarship

As many of you know, this past year we lost a dear friend and a member of our musical community. David Bronze was a talented musician and a wonderful human being that is missed by many. We were honored to host him in our little nest. Perhaps you were here for the show. The folks […]

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New Books!

Do you get excited about new books? I know that I do! They don’t even have to be brand-spanking new books. “New to me” books work just as well. (Though there is something to be said for that new book smell. Am I right? I could spend an entire day in a book store, if […]

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Coffee as a Bad Guy?

I recently came across an article about a sultan that would behead people for drinking coffee. Not making this up. The name of this Turkish ruler was Sultan Murad IV, and he did not mess around. Apparently there was a fear that those who drank coffee were keen on conspiring to overthrow the government. The […]

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New Arrivals

Fans of horror, rejoice! We just got some new friends in today! When you come upstairs, you may notice that the first featured shelf that you see has been tweaked a bit. Jody was recently gifted with a box full of Rue Morgue magazines, and generously decided to share the boon with all of us! […]

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Dear Self: Please Calm Down

You guys. Last Friday was crazy. It was one of those days where it felt like all I did was run in circles, getting as little as possible accomplished. You know how it is when you undertake a big cleaning job, and before you know it you have piles of little cleaning jobs before you […]

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Viva Valentinus!

Okay, listen. My confession is this: I don’t really celebrate Valentine’s Day. I think that the coolest thing that I ever did on Valentine’s Day was attend a Deicide show at Harpo’s, and since then I seem to have personally retired the holiday… Don’t get me wrong, it’s not that I don’t believe in love. […]

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