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gallifreyan-pizza: X-Men Avengers (that includes any of the individual characters movies) Batman Star Trek Star Wars And pretty much anything that’s action or targeted to guys A guy friend of mine today said it was weird that my friend had all the X-Men movies because she was a… I wear Star Wars t-shirts that are made for men and gleefully watch old school X-Men with my nearly 5...
Liam: What do those words say? *points to my shirt*
Me: Oh, it says "Who's your Daddy?"
Liam: Who's your daddy! Who's my daddy?
Me: Your daddy's name is Andrew.
Liam: Androooo. Where is Androo?
Me: Your daddy is at work, sweetie.
**I was wearing a shirt that was tight on Andrew that has Darth Vader's head with the words "Who's Your Daddy?" above him.
Liam: *sees a big giant dumpster being placed on a neighbor's driveway* Mama! Can I drive that truck?!
Me: Aww, honey, you need to be bigger and taller to drive the truck.
Liam: *turns to me and poses* I...Am...Very...BIG and STRONG!
Me: *trying not to giggle* Right now, you are big and strong for a bike, but not a big truck like that.
The Fight Goes On
I’ve finally relented and am letting a company that works with Cochlear Americas to investigate my insurance company; ask all the appropriate questions, demand explanations, and talk to my audiologist. All this work just so I can have a new sound processor. Mine is so old and beat up that I took pictures to prove that it’s bad! That’s what happens when my processor gets...
When I am deep in a book, my life no longer exists.– Read and reread Cynthia Cruz’s beautiful, mesmerizing essay, On Reading, today. (via therumpus)
I was pretty depressed yesterday when I got word that I didn’t get the job I was so excited to interview for. I was also super conflicted on whether I honestly wanted to go for my MLIS. After looking over some stuff, I realized…I want to do it all! I am still going to pursue my MLIS starting next Spring, if I get my recommendations in order (that’s another post). I’m...
a student says: "librarians are the greatest....
libraryschoolcrazy: Change out “student” for “customer” and “librarians” for “you guys”. That sums up the thank you we get once a week.
Lil Keagan at 10 months old.
During my interview on Wednesday, one question stuck with me. ”Is library science a hobby or a job?” I didn’t even hesitate and said, “Hobby”. Ever since then, it’s been bugging me. Am I racing towards something that I may not even enjoy? I really like technology, I use it all the time and really like learning how the little twists and quirks work....
I know inquiring minds want to know! Well…I was FREAKING NERVOUS! This was the first time I had ever done an interview since I got my job nearly 8 years ago. So naturally, it was a tad nerve-wracking for me. Their company/offices are located at the top of a 12 story building, swanky! Even then, the height didn’t lower their hospitality at all. For the total time I was there 1 hour...
Book Spine Bracelets
laura-in-libraryland: missinginthestacks: Pretty sure this could be turned into a rockin’ teen craft! Book spines are removed from old books, lined with fabric, and turned into bracelets. This is great idea for discarded books I love it BUT…I still wince in agony…those poor books! :-(
[Y]ou get rich at the library…it doesn’t matter who you are, it doesn’t matter...– Bernard A. Margolis, former President: the Boston Public Library (via mywarsarelaidawayinbooks) Rich in knowledge!
An honest bookstore would post the following sign above its ‘self-help’ section:...– Roger Ebert, I Hated, Hated, Hated This Movie (via larmoyante) Found on Browsery’s blog. (via laura-in-libraryland)
Let Me Make One Thing Clear...
A thought occurred to me as I was changing my son’s diaper, I’m annoyed that people assume I’m ‘Super Woman’ or ‘Wonder Woman’, that I ‘have it all’. [[MORE]]I don’t. I fucking don’t. See… I’m reading a book called ‘The Second Shift’. I hear a lot of people telling me I’m doing such a fabulous job...
There is no Frigate like a Book To take us Lands away Nor any Coursers like a...– -Emily Dickinson “There is no Frigate like a Book” (via queenslibrary) This makes me smile!
Do not wait; the time will never be just right. Start where you stand, and work...– Napoleon Hill (1883-1970), Founder of The Science of Success
To Hall Beach
paulframe: The giant seal is actually my boss. About 2.5 hours by snowmobile from Igloolik to Hall Beach. The frozen sea. Coming back. Tourist It’s always so hard to put into perspective WHERE exactly he is up there in Canada…soooooo I took a screenshot of a map: That itty bitty star….that’s the twin cities in Minnesota! THAT IS HELLA FAR!
finnyrachel: My FB friend- who I don’t think I have as a friend on here- posted this article called “The Controversy about Deaf Children Learning Sign Language” by Carola Finch. There is certainly a bit of a controversy about sign language being taught to deaf children at a young age, especially surrounding their reading levels and spoken language acquisition. Read More Growing up deaf, I...
finnyrachel: My FB friend- who I don’t think I have as a friend on here- posted this article called “The Controversy about Deaf Children Learning Sign Language” by Carola Finch. There is certainly a bit of a controversy about sign language being taught to deaf children at a young age, especially surrounding their reading levels and spoken language acquisition. Read More I will touch upon...
Before deciding librarianship is right for you, make sure you understand what...– Meredith Schwartz’s “How To Be a 21st Century Librarian,” from Library Journal. A fantastic, digestible overview of the profession and absolute required reading for those researching MLS/MLIS programs. It reminds me that I need to write my “Why I Didn’t Go to Library School” post. (via...
One of the Most Terrifying Moments
Aside from the very first time Liam had an allergic reaction (to soy formula, as a baby), this experience with his cashew reaction was very terrifying. Liam had cashews before, usually in small amounts. He’d have loose stool the next day. But this time, he had copious amounts. I’ll never know for sure. My mom, who was babysitting, always has cashews in a bag. When she was tending...
Me: Ugh, I'm so annoyed today. I don't know what to do for dinner either. *grumbles, frowns*
Andrew: Me either. Why not order pizza?
Me: *perks up, smiles brightly* REALLY?!