A Fool’s Journey

Last year was a flaming garbage fire. For everyone. I started 2016 by attending my Grandfather’s funeral on my birthday and it was pretty much a preview for how the year was going to go. And now we’re here. And we have to figure out how to live every day in this world. For a … More A Fool’s Journey

Sunday Reflections: The Importance of Being Earnest (About Books)

My Grandfather passed away on Friday. He was my last living grandparent, and while I fully realize it is rare to be my age and have any grandparents at all, I still feel the loss. In this brief calm before the storm of travel plans and work arrangements and ‘does my black dress still fit?’ I … More Sunday Reflections: The Importance of Being Earnest (About Books)

Yes, Virginia, there are stupid questions: “You’re a Librarian…?”

….so do you have the Dewey Decimal System memorized? Yes. I did nothing else in library school except memorize categories of books that aren’t used in half the libraries on earth. It wasn’t at all a total and complete waste of my time especially when I could be having discussions about how social oppression is … More Yes, Virginia, there are stupid questions: “You’re a Librarian…?”

Books and Movies: Different not ‘Better’

So I’m going to see Catching Fire tonight and I’m totally pumped about it, but I feel like I’ve spent all week explaining to people that I can like books and movies differently but equally. This apparently confuses people. Because I’m a librarian. And Librarians are supposed to like books. And I DO LIKE BOOKS … More Books and Movies: Different not ‘Better’