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Go North…

I hope it will reflect highly on my former coworkers that I point you at a couple of job ads at La Crosse Public Library. They are hiring an archivist and an assistant circulation coordinator.  These are two very interesting positions: archives has some of the coolest people at LPL and the Queen of Reference […]

And now….the to do list.

One of the first things that happened after I started this blog in July 2006 was that I announced to my place of work that I was leaving and relocating to Chicago (gee, sounds familiar doesn’t it).  Specifically I said “If you want your workload doubled–tell your job that you’re moving.”  While that’s not quite […]

Photo Break Friday

Since you suffered through my nearly 1700 word diatribe, I figured you’d bear with me for a couple of completely non-library related images. Over Christmas, Gypsy got to watch “Cat TV” at the Incredibly-Patient-Mother’s house. There were a ton of birds hanging out in the backyard and three very healthy and acrobatic squirrels. I’m told […]

TechNO Changes?

While perusing a vanity search, I found Walt’s post about TechNos and revisited my own list of things I don’t do in this ever changing technological world. I thought it’d be interesting to do a comparison. Last Year: DTV: Wasn’t worried about the transition SQL: On the To Learn Better List No Digital Camera A […]

Making an Effort….Or at Least Trying to

There’s been growing discussion on the boards the last couple of weeks about participation in our national organizations. For the majority of us, this seems to be a sore topic full of frustration. I particularly liked Emily Ford’s discussion of it, self-identifying somewhere around Level 2 (trying to be involved but generally feeling stifled). I […]