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The Christmas Star

When they had heard the king, they departed; and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. (Matthew 2:1-10) During a recent staff meeting, I asked my colleagues for […]

A Renewable Feast

You might find yourself this holiday season with extra food from gatherings with family and friends. You certainly do not want to let the food go to waste – so what do you do?  How about turning your leftover food into a new tasty meal? Of course you can make classic soup and sandwiches from […]

Pic of the Week: Black Friday

This black and white photograph of Christmas shoppers from the early 20th century made me think of the modern Black Friday shopping frenzy.  But since Black Friday has already been a blog topic, I thought I would use this as an opportunity to re-feature posts from Inside Adams and the other Library blogs, posted in […]

A 1904 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinner

By all that is sacred in our hopes for the human race, I conjure those who love happiness and truth to give a fair trial to the vegetable system- Percy Bysshe Shelley. When I asked our culinary specialist, Alison Kelly, for advice for a Thanksgiving blog post she eagerly shared with me The Vegetarian Thanksgiving […]

Saving Energy: The Fall Back Position

Today’s post is from science reference librarian  Margaret Clifton.  She is also the author of Stars in his Eyes and Sun Spots this Summer.  She has created the  LC Science Tracer Bullet on Time , which will be helpful to those who are interested in horology (art and science of measuring time). Daylight Saving Time (DST) in this country ends this year (2011) […]