Monthly Archives: December 2013

Christmas hours

The Lennoxville Library re-opens from the holiday break at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Happy new year! Advertisements

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Well, if it’s not about me, or written by me… it’s hardly worth reading, is it?

Let’s talk about me, me, me. It’s about time, after all. All these books by famous authors, books by worthy unknowns, essential works uncovering our history, uncut gems awaiting discovery – pfuit. I’m the one you want. So, to me, … Continue reading

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Winter wonderland

Tis the season for winter sports. Ask us to point you in the direction of our hockey and curling sections, not to mention memoirs (we have a collection of sports figure biographies). For up-to-date skiing and winter activities updates, check … Continue reading

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Horace Rumpole scowls his way through Christmas; Meanwhile, it’s up to children to save Santa

A tiny Swedish town inside the Arctic Circle holds an annual Santa Winter Games, where St. Nicks from around the world vie for the title of best Santa. There are five events –porridge eating, reindeer riding, racing with a big … Continue reading

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Looking for a Christmas gift?

Wondering about the perfect Christmas gift? Arrive at a friend’s home with a spot of lunch – a satisfying potato salad with a side of cheese and a green veggie, say, or a plate you can quickly pop into the … Continue reading

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Miley, Spidey, King Arthur, and The Masked Mutant: Stir, then add a smidgeon of opera and The Brothers Karamazov

People who live for pop culture, from Miley Cyrus to Spiderman, are often made to feel inferior by the snooty High Art lovers. But it’s a false divide, as philosopher Susan Sontag so thoughtfully noted. She saw no reason to … Continue reading

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This fire breather loves Newtonian math, folk tales, and Latin

Lennoxville’s getting inked! Not one, but two tattoo parlors have opened, so there must be a clientele. Perhaps the good burghers of the borough have been inspired by The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo? That would be inspired by the … Continue reading

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