Coming out a reading slump

Ever had a reading slump? One where you either can't seem to focus on a book or don't like anything that you've been reading? I think I've been in one for the last few months. I've been having some anxiety about the world, our garbage-fire racist sexist President, and work and health stuff. That's been … Continue reading Coming out a reading slump

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Training is hard

Training a coworker is really hard. I feel like I don't have a lot of the answers and it's hard to find a mix between informative and overwhelming. Plus, it's a whole new person and personality to learn. Rebecca is lovely and great with the teens. I love how many good ideas she has and … Continue reading Training is hard

Professional happenings

Goodness have things been busy in Anna-land! I saw sick for a few days, recovered, then went to New Hampshire, and of course worked, too. In this time, some fun things have been happening professionally. I got appointed to a YALSA committee: the Research Journal Advisory Board! Cool! This is what we do: "YALSA's Research … Continue reading Professional happenings

Because survival is insufficient

Listen up: Station Eleven is about a traveling symphony that performs symphonies (duh) and Shakespeare all across post-plague ravaged Michigan because survival is insufficient. Oh yeah, that's a Star Trek quote (Voyager, but STILL) and a comic features quite heavily. Despite the fact that I was reading about a plague that kills 99% of those … Continue reading Because survival is insufficient