mindfulness and balance

As I start a new calendar year and a new semester, I, like so many Americans, am making resolutions. Establishing my resolve. Reminding myself of what I value. Making choices about how I live. In my personal life, I’ve resolved to meditate daily, exercise regularly, eat better, and sleep more.…

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small communities

This morning when I dropped my daughter off at daycare, Ms. Amanda said, “I don’t think I’ve seen you in jeans, before.” I smiled, and said I only had meetings with library staff and two faculty who already know me well, so I didn’t have to dress for anyone but…

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on leave

There are a dozen library-related things I’d love to be writing about — the LTG Summit that went off in Texas recently; the latest Ithaka S+R report (I WILL get back to this one); my college’s new president, and my alma mater’s, and why they matter to me, the en-shrink-en-ing…

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Radio silence

I’ve been surprisingly silent this summer — that’s not my style. And I’m going to be pretty quiet for another month or so. But there are reasons… all of them personal. First, I’m getting married this weekend, so I’m going offline at 4pm today to pack for a week of…

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Start where you stand

I don’t know when I became Anti-Establishment Publishing Lass, but I seem to have done so. (I also think that all vaguely superheroish titles should come with logos and sidekicks. Gimme.) Today’s salvo in this ongoing and protracted war for the future of information distribution came courtesy of a libraryland…

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