Atlas For The Blind

"It is known that the contrivances hither to used in Europe for the instruction of the blind in geography, are very expensive, rude, or imperfect, hardly deserving the name of maps."
David Rumsey
*see also SpY, Leah Evans, Karen O'Leary, Yukata Sone.   

Maurice Sendak 1928-2012

Author, illustrator, designer, raconteur, wit, and friend to countless, Maurice Sendak died on the morning of May 8, 2012, in Danbury, Connecticut, from complications of a stroke.

"I have nothing now but praise for my life. I'm not unhappy. I cry a lot because I miss people. They die and I can't stop them. They leave me and I love them more," said Sendak .