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Appreciating Ursula K. Le Guin

Feb. 05, 2018 - 10:56 am
Ursula K. Le Guin was a writer: a novelist, poet, essayist, translator, and children’s book author. One of the most influential writers of the 20th century, she was most widely known for her...

The Studio: Introducing new tools for video and audio production

Jan. 27, 2018 - 11:48 am
Along with the new year comes a new set of wonders in The Studio at Anythink Wright Farms. With this exciting change are new opportunities for our customers to create innovative and interesting projects based on of their own unique experiences...

Stories in a bottle: 'My Dinner with Andre'

Jan. 23, 2018 - 7:47 pm
In most bottle stories, the characters are trapped. Nicole and I examined two such stories in our previous posts in this series. But there is another kind of bottle story. Rather than confining characters somewhere against their will...

Celebrating human connection this Valentine's Day

Jan. 23, 2018 - 12:14 pm
June Carter was tuning her guitar backstage, and singing "a-ummm" to warm up her vocal chords. She did so based on a recommendation from her friend Elvis Presley, who had been touring with her for several weeks. Elvis was enchanted by the musical stylings of...

Mobile photography: Take your skills to the next level

Jan. 08, 2018 - 1:15 pm
Let’s talk mobile photography and videography. One of the greatest benefits of working at The Studio is the access it provides to some pretty fabulous tech that I would normally classify as luxury items. As we prepare to launch into our new...

Celebrating David Bowie in January

Jan. 02, 2018 - 1:18 pm
David Bowie was a brilliant artist, and January is a fitting time to celebrate his life and work. This month, after all, is named for Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and endings. As an artist, Bowie was always changing, ever willing to leave behind one mode of expression for a new one. Plus,...

Customer Spotlight: A Reluctant Gyroscope

Dec. 20, 2017 - 1:38 pm
Have you ever started a project you didn’t end up finishing? Yeah, me too. I have lists and partially begun projects sprinkled across my mind and in the cardboard box in my coat closet. I am a chronic project starter and not finisher. Our latest customer spotlight is Gabriel, a high-school student ...
Mulder and Scully survey the scene

Stories in a bottle: 'How the Ghosts Stole Christmas'

Dec. 19, 2017 - 4:21 pm
In the first post of our bottle stories series, fellow Anythinker Jeff Schwartz and I discussed the self-containment of the form. Looking at...

Digital design and production: Coming soon to The Studio

Dec. 14, 2017 - 12:31 pm
In 2018, The Studio will receive its latest makeover. Starting in early January, The Studio’s current focuses of 3D printing, textiles and jewelry-making will be swapped out to introduce digital design and production. This will include:  Video production Audio production YouTube production...

A notable novel: Gabrielle Zevin’s 'Young Jane Young'

Dec. 05, 2017 - 1:47 pm
Gabrielle Zevin’s 2017 book, Young Jane Young, is a notable novel. When I happened upon it in the library’s New and Notable...

Creations taking shape in The Studio

Nov. 27, 2017 - 3:19 pm
For those of you who are new to the growing network of amateur inventors and creators, informal learning labs can be tailored to meet the experimental and experiential learning goals of its community. It’s all about designing solutions to problems or questions you have created. All over the country...

Stories in a bottle: 'Three Blind Mice'

Nov. 22, 2017 - 4:52 pm
These days, the word epic has become a synonym for good. We like stories with scope and amplitude, big stories. We like trilogies and series and sequels and prequels (and “...

Do we have it? Find Anythink titles when browsing Amazon or Goodreads

Oct. 25, 2017 - 11:08 am
Do you like looking through Amazon's reviews but don't always want to fork over the money to purchase a book? Do you use Goodreads to track what you've read and find your next read? Now there's a Chrome browser...

Thoughtful horror films are on the rise

Oct. 13, 2017 - 4:16 pm
Directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Jennifer Lawrence,...

The many voices of Dan Stevens

Oct. 11, 2017 - 5:22 pm
People usually look at me funny when I tell them Dan Stevens is my favorite James Bond. While not yet a household name, those who know Stevens usually think of him as Matthew Crawley from Downton Abbey, or...

Anythink Startup Month: Highlights from a month of entrepreneurial celebration

Oct. 06, 2017 - 3:50 pm
Business plans were written, new connections were made, prototypes were designed and ideas were brought to life. Check out some highlights from September's Anythink Startup Month, a celebration of...

Local entrepreneur spotlight: Sweet Caroline Confections

Sep. 22, 2017 - 8:48 am
As part of Anythink Startup Month, we're highlighting entrepreneurs and interesting businesses in Adams County.  Need to satisfy your sweet tooth?...

Local entrepreneur spotlight: Welcome to the Bookstore

Sep. 07, 2017 - 12:24 pm
As part of Anythink Startup Month, we're highlighting entrepreneurs and interesting businesses in Adams County. Stay tuned for weekly profiles throughout September. There’s nothing quite like the...
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Local entrepreneur spotlight: Mother Tucker Brewery

Sep. 05, 2017 - 10:33 am
As part of Anythink Startup Month, we're highlighting entrepreneurs and interesting businesses in Adams County. Stay tuned for weekly profiles throughout September. Having opened its doors this past...

Local entrepreneur spotlight: Clear Intentions

Aug. 23, 2017 - 12:37 pm
As part of Anythink Startup Month, we're highlighting entrepreneurs and interesting businesses in Adams County. Stay tuned for weekly profiles throughout September.  Did you know that only 17...

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