What I Read Last Week:

Making mountains out of trail markers | NPR (re: Things that I didn’t know had names) Librarian-hosted radio show earns recognition | Nanaimo News Bulletin Beat mental roadblocks on the run | Runner’s World Bridging the experience gap | Cecily Walker The hall of fame speech Junior Seau’s daughter couldn’t give | New York Times

What I Read Last Week:

http://scholarworks.uvm.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1019&context=libfacpub Tempe residents can exchange water for library fines | Arizona Republic Photos: Harrisburg then and now | Keystone Crossroads Social media is outreach | The Outreach Librarian Can the Ikea generation buy into vintage furniture | The Guardian Congressional research belongs to the public | New York Times It’s spawning season: Are horseshoe crabsContinue reading “What I Read Last Week:”

Two awesome things happened at work yesterday

Parking is limited at the library. The “staff parking” consists of four spots for at least 15 people at any given time. Street parking is a nightmare. Luckily my shifts overlap with the “dead” time in the parking lot so parking hasn’t been a big problem. During orientation with the HR Manager today, she gaveContinue reading “Two awesome things happened at work yesterday”

Thanks for not being useless

Three years ago, my adviser laughed at me because I told her my career plan was to become a librarian. That reaction fueled a two-year animosity between us. She retired in the fall,  so my new adviser is the chair of the Political Science department. I didn’t have any expectations for him. At this point,Continue reading “Thanks for not being useless”