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What I Miss Most

I recently read Jo Walton’s Hugo award winning book, Among Others. Pause. Yes, it was that heady for me, that I need to put a lot of white space between that sentence in the next. Now I have talked about … Continue reading

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What are you doing for your spring break?

That’s it. It’s official. My children are downright certifiable. Oh, yes, they put up a good front. They act like normal children. The don’t clean their rooms, they talk back, sometimes they don’t even do their homework. However, I now … Continue reading

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1 rule

I was at the Web2.You conference yesterday, a one day event hosted by the McGill SIS students. As the title suggests, it was about web2.0 and the uses it can have in the library community. But of course, like anything … Continue reading

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Overheard and Unbelievable

I read the Nanny Diaries a couple of years ago. Although it was a horribly written book (the movie was not much better), it stayed with me as my first introduction into the insane things people did to their kids … Continue reading

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Just say no

It is the oddest thing. I will be at the reference desk, and a harried woman will come up to me and ask “I need books about maquettes.” My first thought is, okay, she is doing a project at work … Continue reading

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Fable #2-The sequel

The Smug HusbandAfter losing her wallet, the woman called her husband to tell him that she was stranded and could not pick up the kids from daycare. A short time later the husband stomped down into the children’s department followed … Continue reading

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Library Fable #1

The kids and I recently read a selection of Aesop’s Fables and thought, hmm, what a wonderful way to be deliciously morally superior for a moment and create some witty little moral lessons of my own. Library Fable #1 On … Continue reading

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