4 Tips to a Happy Retirement | Money

4 Smart Tips for a Happy Retirement – From Someone Who’s Been There

After a long career, retirement is uncharted territory. It’s pure bliss to some people but an uncomfortable transition for others, who find the task of constructing a new life to be daunting.

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How Libraries Became Public | Library Babel Fish

It was during an era much like ours when the public library became an American institution.

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Free to Use and Reuse: Travel Posters | Library of Congress Blog

“Faraway states, natural wonders and beautiful beaches—these are the settings that often come to mind as we start to plan our summer vacations. They also form the backdrop of hundreds of travel posters in the Library’s collections, including an assortment featured this month on the Library’s home page. The featured posters are U.S. government works, in the public domain or cleared for public use by copyright owners—meaning you can use them as you wish.”

Post about travel posters that have no rights restrictions.

See also.. another example.. https://www.loc.gov/resource/cph.3g12528/

Frank Hazell’s poster of West Point as seen from the window of a train car.
Frank Hazell’s poster of West Point as seen from the window of a train car.

Source: Free to Use and Reuse: Travel Posters | Library of Congress Blog

Free Coloring Books from World-Class Libraries & Museums: The Met, New York Public Library, Smithsonian & More | Open Culture

Calling all coloring book lovers. You can now take part in #ColorOurCollections 2017–a campaign where museums and libraries worldwide will make available free coloring books, letting you color artwork from their collections and then share it on Twitter and other social media platforms.

Source: Free Coloring Books from World-Class Libraries & Museums: The Met, New York Public Library, Smithsonian & More | Open Culture

Cuba – One Island, Two Worlds

Always wanted to visit Cuba.. good article on travel and today’s Cuba…