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I Feel Like Rip Van Winkle

Yes, I can hardly believe that fourteen months has passed since my last post. Obviously I am now worried that my relevance has passed as well.  In these months, I have gone from being part-time employed to being full-time employed.  What … Continue reading

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While I Dreamed

The past two years has gone by in a blur, but I have spent most of my waking hours in one public library or another. Have I learned a thing or two? I’ve learned that a library is an organization … Continue reading

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A Year Old

My last post was at the six-month mark, and I had passed the Age of Looking and Response, the Age of Attack and Purpose, and sat at the Threshold of Understanding. Now, as I enter the Age of Meaning, I … Continue reading

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Developing Flexibility

As anyone who knows me knows, it is easy for me to put my foot in my mouth metaphorically, but flexibility comes from an openness to experience. I am learning that my employment is more about what I am “willing” … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Reader

One of the simple truths that I know as an individual was that there was not that “one” book that made me into a reader, but essentially it was the freedom to choose that book. At different times in my … Continue reading

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Stretching My Limbs

Well, creating and displaying my cyber self for the world has posed some challenges. In lieu of creativity, I have chosen adaptability. There are themes galore, images to be had for a song, and stock design layouts. But what cannot … Continue reading

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