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Let us then evoke Anathem

When Stephenson’s Anathem came out a couple of years ago, I was extremely excited. Sibling-the-Elder bought me a copy and just as soon as I had a few minutes, I was going to charge into it. It is now 2011 and I’ve just finally finished it. This was the first book that I’d read start […]

Moment of Frivolity and Elephants

I love elephants. I really enjoyed the giant trampoline the Incredibly Patient Mother bought when I was in junior high. Elephants on Trampolines? Even better…. (Thanks to ICanHazCheeseburger for the gif and Sibling-the-Elder for finding the full video)

Obligatory First Day of the Year Post

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a snuggly purring feline in one’s lap inhibits standing.  So apparently I need to sit, pet Gypsy, work on some blog posts that don’t require standing and fetching pictures, and such. Of course, every time she changes position or tries to make the laptop keyboard a spot on […]

Tomorrow is the Day!

Well, my week of respite is finally up.  I didn’t think I’d need so long to get settled in but having a week’s reprieve between moving day and day 1 has been blissful. I’ve slept a great deal of it.  I’m a little concerned how the cat will handle being on her own for more […]

Hedgehog on the Move

It is with not a small amount excitement that I announce that I’ve accepted a new position. I’m moving back to Chicago to join the Health Sciences Library at the University of Illinois, Chicago (Circle) Campus. I will be an Assistant Professor and Assistant Information Services Librarian. *celebratory dance* This will come with all sorts […]