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Here is a convenient list of links to the remarkable series of posts from this summer's SIM interns ... with many an interesting example of "active citizenship in the world":
From the prolific Naomi Neal at Tryon Farm:
Meet Naomi & Meet Tryon Farm
Naomi's Internship, Week 1: The Tryon Farm Institute
Naomi's Internship, Week 2: Dirt, Bugs, & Sunshine
Naomi's Internship, Week 3: National Pollinator Week Madness
Naomi's Internship, Week 4: Under the Early-Morning Sun
Naomi's Internship, Week 5: Mini-Week
Naomi's Internship, Week 6: Mixing Concrete, Making Plans
Naomi's Internship, Week 7: Painting a Fence
Naomi's Internship, Week 8: Building a Cob Oven
Naomi's Internship, Week 9: Dino Feet, and Farewell
Posts from Brad Krautwurst at the Richmond Public Library:
A Summer Among the Books
A love letter to libraries
Librarians as Social Workers
Girls of Summer at Richmond Public Library
Nikki Giovanni Visits Richmond Public Library
Microfilms and History
88 Books that Shaped America at RPL
From Kathryn Stresak at Growing Power:
An Introduction to my Shimer Internship at Growing Power
I never thought I would write a math metaphor...
See What's Up on the Farm
Parks and Mark-ets
So What Is This?
From Ed Vlcek at the Chicago Honey Co-op:
My First Day as an Urban Beekeeper
A few edible incidents and some smoke
Wax and a tiny swarm
From Dorian Electra Gomberg at Emergent Order:
Dorian Electra's in Texas
Big Shot on a Big Shoot
One of the Team!
Humor Heals the Heart: The Anna King Story
Is Elizabeth Warren Right?
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