Recently, I left my library for the last time as the Head of Access Services. It was not a voluntary action. I was reassigned to “Special Projects”…… Read more “To Be Continued…”
Thank you, and Good Night
I published the first post in this blog just over four years ago on July 13, 2016. When it started, I wanted it to be a positive…… Read more “Thank you, and Good Night”
Not giving up, just moving on
On May 15, Instagram told me that five years ago I graduated with my Master’s of Library and Information Science degree. July will mark fifteen years since…… Read more “Not giving up, just moving on”
This Is [for] 2020.
In December 2018 I did my first “resolutions” post. I guess it’s time for the scorecard. There were ten modest goals that I set for myself, and…… Read more “This Is [for] 2020.”
Out! Out, Damn Ego!
Recently, I was a minor participant in a Twitter thread that began here. There was a lot of activity and I can’t comment on all of it,…… Read more “Out! Out, Damn Ego!”
I Got the Power: ALA Leadership Institute
From August 4 through 8 I was fortunate to attend the 2019 ALA Leadership Institute. When I went there I really had no idea what to expect.…… Read more “I Got the Power: ALA Leadership Institute”
Taking Care of Myself: Forest Bathing
My last post was all about how I was feeling “not quite right” and attributed it to a buildup of stress to the point of it expressing…… Read more “Taking Care of Myself: Forest Bathing”
Here Come the Big Boss?
This is a thought that I’ve been having, lately. “I want to be Dean someday.” The thrust of my career appears to be on a management track.…… Read more “Here Come the Big Boss?”
New Year. New Me?
I suppose it’s inevitable that at some point I’d write a New Year’s Resolutions post. Here it is. While American culture had a $#!t 2018, I actually…… Read more “New Year. New Me?”
Setting the Sail
A few weeks ago, working the circulation desk was becoming very difficult for me. Which is a bad thing, as a public services librarian. I’m certain that…… Read more “Setting the Sail”