“Here I Stand; I Can Do No Other”

This month, people all over the world celebrate the quincentenary of the Protestant Reformation.
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Ex Libris: Rebecca

Published in 1938, this strategically artful and macabre novel offers a mesmerizing study in jealousy and is equal parts Victorian gothic and 1930s Agatha Christie.
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Lucky Day

The Friday the 13th Club meets quarterly on Friday the 13th — or as close as possible — for no other reason than to chat, laugh, and catch up on life.
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Coloring Outside the Lines

Larry Lebby can’t remember a time when he wasn’t creating.
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Technology’s March

What do an 18th century microscope, an Edison cylinder phonograph from 1905, an early De Forest radio, early IBM Apple computers, computer chips and all types of clocks have in common?
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Cracking the Dress Code

Ahhhh, the holidays! A time for Silver Bells, exchanging well thought-out Christmas cards, festive attire, gathering with friends and family, gift giving and parties — lots of parties.
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Et Cetera: All About Brass

Hardier than silver and less apt to tarnish, brass has its own set of maintenance rules.
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Upcycling Junktiques

Everyone wants to find a good deal, but few people have the knack and the patience to sort through mounds of junk to find hidden treasures.
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Collectible Classics

For years, CMM photographers Robert Clark and Jeff Amberg have had a growing…
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Cheers!

Merriam Webster defines a toast as, “an act of proposing or of drinking in honor of a toast.”
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Ex Libris: The Art of Giving a Book

During the holiday season, there is the constant looming question of what to buy for various people — from immediate family to the neighbor down the street.
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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

One of the best parts about the holiday season is the many decorations adorning both homes and public places.
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