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Jul. 30th, 2004

Mandatory reading, via cheetahmaster:

New editorial from Barbara Ehrenreich: The New Macho: Feminism

Thanks to a semi-anonymous contributor, I am pushed further along on my dreams of having a home library: Six Steps to LCC@Home. Now I just need to find someone to make me shelves, or pre-made shelves that don't suck.


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Jul. 30th, 2004 03:27 pm (UTC)
What wrong with DIY?

Jul. 30th, 2004 04:17 pm (UTC)
Nothing - for other people. There are many things I will do myself; thus far carpentry has not been one I've done successfully. And with something so important, I would rather trust it to professionals. :)
Jul. 30th, 2004 06:38 pm (UTC)
Re: Silliness
Aw, those are both neat! Though the first one sounds cooler.

Also, the second one? Comes with a whopping thirty little card-holder things to put in books. Come ON, I have hundreds and hundreds of books! I need hundreds and hundreds of card thingies!
Jul. 30th, 2004 06:53 pm (UTC)
Re: Silliness
Maybe they're assuming you'll put "For Reference ONLY!" stickers on everything. NON-CIRCULATING!
Jul. 30th, 2004 06:49 pm (UTC)

*faints dead away*
Jul. 30th, 2004 07:14 pm (UTC)
O man. My dissertation director has her office in the basement of McKeldin library, and there are all these (beautiful, useless) old wooden card catalogs lined up in the hallway. I love them.
Jul. 31st, 2004 04:47 pm (UTC)
call me weird, but card catalogs totally make me swoon.
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Aug. 23rd, 2004 02:01 pm (UTC)
I have some for books. I don't like the way it sits on carpet, is my big problem with it; I definitely have to bolt it to the wall. Mine is painted lovely autumn 70s colors. :) When we move it's going into the laundry room as utility shelving.
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