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Saturation and Patience, or a Lack Thereof…

Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful —William Morris I complained to coworkers this spring that I knew it had been too long since I had moved. I could tell because I had too much stuff in my apartment. Nothing triggers a cleaning out […]

This is a Song for My Generation

Over the past couple of years, I’ve commented about the focus on teens and a lack of library service to young adults–which by my definition is people over 18.  Following the discussions I had with people at ALA last summer, I kept editing and working on a draft about what kind of programs to offer, […]

A Tiny Taste of Spring

When I left the house at nearly 2 p.m., it was nearly 40 degrees. These high 30 degree temperatures are ones where I’ll willingly go outside! And, since once never knows truly if within three days we’ll be faced with a foot of snow and nothing but grey skies, I headed for the walking trail. […]

Facing a Fresh Landscape

There’s a fresh layer of snow dusting over the older snow outside for the new year. While, if at all possible, I have absolutely no intention of leaving the building today, it is a good time for a bit of reflection and planning. Last year was in two pretty distinct sections:Before AugustAfter August Before August […]

Holiday Wool….

The more I knit, the more ideas I get of things I should knit for people for Christmas. So then I cast those projects on and think of more things. It’s a loop that is set to run right up until around 6 p.m. Christmas day–when I’ll probably have seen all of the people who […]