I like to keep track of what I'm reading both for bragging rights - heck yeah I read over 100 books a year! - and also because it's hard to remember what I've read. Patrons ask for book recommendations and there are times when my mind just goes blank and I can't recall a single … Continue reading 2017 Book Demographics
OK, OK, 2017 was A LOT shit in many ways. The government is constantly trying to take away/destroy things I care about - like human rights, the environment, libraries, health care, being able to live and pay my bills in general - and every day there seems to be another mass shooting. Add onto that … Continue reading A bit shit but also wonderful: the 2017 story
If you didn't hear that Trump is planning on cutting funds to SO MANY ESSENTIAL programs, then here you go. Also, some of these essential programs include the Institute of Museum and Library Services, an important source of funding for libraries and museums in the U.S. I want to talk a little bit about IMLS … Continue reading Save IMLS because libraries are essential
It’s time for the 2016 year in review. As I mentioned in my best books of the year post, a lot of 2016 was shit. But we know that; I’d rather talk about some of the good stuff that happened this year. The good stuff is what is going to sustain me going forward. Yeah … Continue reading 2016: The Good Stuff
So it's time again for the year in review! It's still January so that means it's not too late. Right? I've done this the last few years and it's been interesting to look back through the year and remember it all. 2015 was great! I discovered that I unabashedly love sewing, the Great British Baking … Continue reading 2015 Year in Review!