Posts Tagged ‘Dr Seuss’

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What am I Lego-loving?

May 20, 2015

A Scottish software engineer created this beautiful digital Lego model of the Geisel Library (Dr. Seuss). The model includes  117000 individual lego pieces (It’d cost tens of thousands of dollars to make in real life).

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This post is re-blogged from The Library blog of the University of San Diego.

With thanks to HMS Defiant for the reference.

Here is the library, in life.  We did not get there the last time we were in San Diego, but maybe next time!

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I am particularly charmed (get it?) by the snake path leading up to the library – here is a drone view.

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What am I reading, er, eating on tattoo Tuesday?

April 8, 2014

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Our lovely, local, independent bookstore sponsors an Edible Book Fair every April.  Everyone is invited to submit a totally edible interpretation of a book.  The entries are displayed, judged, and eaten.  The set up and the voting takes a couple of hours.  You can’t imagine how quickly the displays are devoured!

The book I chose was The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli which is the Recipient of the 2014 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for the most distinguished beginning reader book.

I humbly announce that our entry (above) consisting of a fondant-covered red velvet cake watermelon with watermelon slice-shaped sugar cookies won the award for Most Appetizing.  The prizes in the contest are, not a surprise, books! It is a lot of fun to see what people – kids and adults – come up with.

Edible Book Festivals have become a global event, read more here.

Tuesday would not be complete without tattoos:

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