What We’re Reading Archive

What We’re Reading: September 10-14

Mustard pizza, real estate tips from “Game of Thrones”, the oldest house in Mexico City and more compiled by Anne-Marie Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist. Nonprofits are looking to move into better spaces, says a new report from CBRE....

What We’re Reading: September 3-September 7

A home in a cave, Dorothy’s ruby slippers, deadly books, new words, hexagons in outer space and life hacks.   Would you want to live in a cave home? Finding a lost baseball mitt, 40 years later. Now Saturn...

What We’re Reading: August 27-August 31

Conserving plastic objects, why we spend so much money at Target, live like a Hobbit, favorite decorating accessories, and a tomato fight festival. Build your own Hobbit House (Hobbit not included). How long should you sleep? The problems conserving...

What We’re Reading: August 20-24

A nun with a great pitching arm, green roofs, house tattoos, set-jetting, floating farms and open offices. This nun is a better pitcher than Yu Darvish of the Cubs. It’s hard enough to get one hole-in-one, but three in...

What We’re Reading: August 13-17

Steve Martin, better meetings, a new Girl Scout cookie, a solution for open offices and making schools safer for students and staff. Making meetings more effective.  We all need that! More than 8 million square feet of shopping space–what...

What We’re Reading: August 6-August 10

A horse and buggy, solar roof tiles, secrets of the supermarket and getting rid of ums and ahs. Open plan offices are falling out of favor.  Will the same happen to open concept homes? What leadership lessons can we...

What We’re Reading: July 30-August 3

“Blood Moon”, jobs and dating apps, Game of Thrones, the importance of reading, the Bank of Mom and Dad and emotional ties to your house. We couldn’t see the “Blood Moon” from the U.S., but a German astronaut on...

What We’re Reading: July 23-27

The Universe, a skyscraper with a waterfall, a company-wide meat ban, what parking costs American cities and an unusual retirement community. How would you respond to your employer enacting a policy like this?  We wouldn’t mind living out our...

What We’re Reading: July 16-20

Famous houses, cheese, innovation, and science. We can only imagine the inconvenience of tourists to neighbors of this famous house. Here’s the story, of a house in Cali, that for a price you could have for your own. Of...
July 20, 2018

What We’re Reading: July 9-13

Offices, valuation, avocados, tech, housekeeping, and retail. Times are changing, and more companies are considering office amenities pioneered by Silicon Valley companies. We wouldn’t complain. The office is virtual, but the valuation is very real. Speaking of value, is...
July 13, 2018