Note-taking Apps

As you go through your day there may come a moment when you need to jot something down but lack a paper and pen. Now with our smart phones ever-present there are note-taking apps that can help you out. Unlike phone only note apps, these save your note to be accessed across multiple devices. All apps are available for free from Apple and Android app stores.

evernoteEvernote (available on iOS & Android) – In addition to note-taking, this app lets you clip web pages and images; search for text inside images; share and discuss notes with others; and add a passcode for security. You get up to 60MB of uploads per month.

keepGoogle Keep (available on iOS & Android) – This tool lets you record audio notes, take screen grabs, and translate image to text in addition to writing notes. Pin important notes to the top and organize by changing the color of notes. Add others to your note for easy collaboration.

oneMicrosoft OneNote (available on iOS & Android) – This app is more than just lists. It can act as a true notebook. It has excellent organizational options – functioning on a colorful tab system. Notes can include audio and photos.

simpleSimplenote (available on iOS & Android) – Changes to notes are saved instantly and synced across devices. Finding notes is easy with simple search, and organization is made simple with tags. This also allows collaboration with multiple people. Want to go back before changes? You can – all notes are backed up.

workWorkFlowy (available on iOS & Android) – Highly regarded for its simple interface, this app makes collaboration easy with clean lists that include drop down menus, indentation, focus points, and tags.

Remembering the Running Man

Thanks to the funds raised by the Running Man 8K in May, along with donations from the Weber family, we were able to add a variety of new books and classical music CDs to the collection to remember Philip Weber III and help others learn more about subjects he enjoyed. These are the titles added so far:



The Book : a Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time by Keith Houston



The Boy Who Runs : the Odyssey of Julius Achon by John Brant




Capturing the Light : the Birth of Photography, a True Story of Genius and Rivalry by Roger Watson and Helen Rappaport


Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain’s Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour by Richard Zacks


Death on Earth : Adventures in Evolution and Mortality  by Jules Howard


Evelyn Waugh : a Life Revisited by Philip Eade



The Face of Britain : a History of the Nation Through Its Portraits by Simon Schama


Gathering Moss : a Natural and Cultural History of Mosses by by Robin Wall Kimmerer


The Greek Plays : Sixteen Plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides edited by Mary Lefkowitz and James Romm.


The Human Superorganism : How the Microbiome is Revolutionizing the Pursuit of a Healthy Life by Rodney Dietert


I Modify IKEA: Furnishings from Everyone’s Favorite Store, Customized for Your Home by Elyse Major and Charlotte Rivers


Louise Nevelson : Light and Shadow by Laurie Wilson




Mars : Our Future on the Red Planet by Leonard David



Moscow Nights : The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed the Cold War by Nigel Cliff


The New York Times Book of Science : More Than 150 Years of Groundbreaking Scientific Coverage edited by David Corcoran


On Trails: An Exploration by Robert Moor




Once a Runner : a novel by John L. Parker Jr.


Originals : How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant


Raising Wild : Dispatches from a Home in the Wilderness by Michael P. Branch


Relentless : Seven Marathons, Seven Continents, Seven Days by David Gething


Run the World : My 3,500-mile Journey Through Running Cultures Around the Globe by Becky Wade


Running For My Life : One Lost Boy’s Journey from the Killing Fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games by Lopez Lomong, with Mark Tabb.


The Shepherd’s View : Modern Photographs from an Ancient Landscape by James Rebanks


Travels With Henry James by Henry James



Welcome to the Universe by Neil deGrasse Tyson



Wood Pallet Projects : Cool and Easy-To-Make Projects for the Home and Garden by Chris Gleason


The Word Detective : Searching for the Meaning of it all at the Oxford English Dictionary by John Simpson


Words Are My Matter : Writings About Life and Books, 2000-2016 with a Journal of a Writer’s Week by Ursula K. Le Guin

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New Cookbooks

Make some delicious meals this fall with these new cookbooks.
breadBread Illustrated: a Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving Bakery-quality Results at Home by the editors at America’s Test Kitchen ever

EveryDayCook by Alton Brown


The Happy Cook: 125 Recipes For Eating Every Day Like It’s The Weekend by Daphne Oz


Rise and Shine: Better Breakfasts for Busy Mornings by Kate Sullivan Morford


The Seasoned Life: Food, Family, Faith, and the Joy of Eating Well by Ayesha Curry


Victuals: An Appalachian Journey, With Recipes by Ronni Lundy