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Old Family Photos

Talking PicturesYou think your old family photos are crazy?  Take a look at Talking Pictures: Images and Messages Rescued from the Past by Ransom Riggs.  You'll never look at your family the same way again.

 

 

Pick a Winner

Complete Guide to Dog BreedsPets bring so much to a person's life.  Make sure if you're planning to get a dog, look for one that matches your lifestyle, family, and personality.

Coming Home to the Alamo

The Alamo and Beyond: a Collector's JourneyAre you a fan of world-famous musician Phil Collins?  Well, he's a fan of yours.  Or rather, a fan of Texas and its history.  From childhood he's followed the stories and legends of our state's progression from territory to Republic to State.

Go Green

Best Green Drinks EverGoing green isn't just about being more friendly to the environment.  It's also being friendly to your body - specifically, the digestive system.

Travel 2014

Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2014Whether you're looking for somewhere to go or content to travel from your armchair, Lonely Planet doesn't disappoint.  Take a look at their Best in Travel 2014 to see the latest hot spots around the globe.  Sneak peek:  Texas makes the list!

 

 

 

 

Driving with David Sedaris

Let's Explore Diabetes with OwlsI almost ran a red light this morning, thanks to David Sedaris.  Tina Fey did it to me once before.  I'm a couple of discs into listening to Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, and I was laughing so much that my driving skills suffered.  My advice: be responsible.  I don't expect the police to send our tickets to Mr. Sedaris.

One Skein Away

You just finished a needlework project and have a skein or two of yarn left over.  Do you add it to your pile of hodge podge yarn?  Or do you go to the library and check out a one-skein book for ideas on how to make something useful with so little.  Click here for a list of what we have.

What is He Trying to Tell Me?

What Dogs WantDo you ever look at your dog and wish he could just speak English??? Arden Moore put together a book of 100 of your dog's most common postures, expressions, sounds, and actions: What Dogs Want. Even better, you get expert advice from veterinarians on whether or not they're even worth a response. It's like a Dog-English dictionary.  

Smithsonian Civil War Relics

Smithsonian Civil WarThe Smithsonian is one of our national treasures, and they've put out a new book that is worthy of their name on the cover.  Smithsonian Civil War: Inside the National Collection is both illustrated beautifully and stocked full of interesting bits of our history.  Check it out.

How Devious is Your Cat?

The Devious Book for CatsIf your cat's not devious enough, let him learn from the experts.  Check out The Devious Book for Cats by Fluffy & Bonkers.  Or take a look so you know what your cat is really up to.

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