It always amazes me that I’ve lived in this tiny state my whole life and am still discovering treasures. I am embarrassed to say I never knew there was a natural history and planetarium here! It wasn’t until I started working at the library that I discovered this place. Many libraries have museum passes that can be checked out in order to save money on admission. I noticed this one (Roger Williams Park Natural History Museum & Planetarium) a while back, and have been meaning to go! Well I finally made my way with a friend this past week. WOW. This place is small, but well laid out and FULL of wonderful, priceless resources. This would be great for families. We learned SO much from biology, geography, astronomy and more. I am itching to get back to my library and read some books on all these topics!
I encourage you to wander around your local library. You will be amazed at what you’ll learn. I may sound like a broken record, but take a break from the crazy world of hate and empower yourself by learning.
My grandfather used to say “just enough to kill the desire.” We usually apply this to when we eat sweets. But really, what is “just enough?” Took a friend to PVD Donuts. The novelty has worn off a bit, so there were only 10 people in line ahead of us versus 30! I do find the little shop charming. But they should call them monster cakes and not donuts.
Things from books & movies that are actually happening!
Penny from Inspector Gadget had a Smart Watch:
AND her book was much like a LAPTOP computer!
Captain Kirk had a flip phone on Star Trek:
George Orwell’s 1984 – our gadgets are spying on us and government says whatever they want to manipulate citizens.
There is a lot of buzz about the new HULU show Handmaid’s Tale. I haven’t read the book but the show has terrified me to the point of nightmares. Many articles present this show as timely. That frightens me even more!!