Sure, we have books and even movies at the library. But did you know that we also have a large music collection? MCPL has an extensive music collection on CD. Just search the catalog for your favorite performer (use the musician or group's name as the "author" in our catalog, and you're set!), or you can use a musical genre as subject.
Can you name all ten winners of American Idol? Can you name them in order? I can’t get past season seven, but that could be my own fault for not watching seasons eight and nine. Granted, I didn’t watch the first season and hardly any of the second. However, I still remember who won, from Kelly Clarkson to David Cook. But the winners aren’t the only ones who get record deals. Many top twelve finalists from American Idol have also released albums. Among them are:
Fall is my favorite time of year. I love the crisp air, the brilliant red and yellow maples, the amazingly clear blue skies and the anticipation of Thanksgiving. I look forward to the simplicity of this holiday—a chance to reflect and be thankful for all that we have including those we love. And of course, the food!
I have written a couple of lengthy blogs to submit for my August deadline. They are witty, insightful, and informative. But I changed my mind on the way to work this morning. I wasn't feeling particularly well when I woke up. I hadn't slept much, and my stomach was queasy, the result of a rich evening meal and some recent stresses in my personal life. I had awoken a bit earlier than usual though, and this afforded me the luxury of avoiding the morning frantic rush in which I usually find myself.