Monthly Archives: October 2010

That Librarian Look

Yesterday afternoon, I stopped by a branch of the Wake County Public Library to return some books and check out some more. While I was using the self-checkout, a boy came up to me and asked if “I” had one … Continue reading

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What We Found on a Rainy Vacation Day

Friends of the Library Used Book Store in Hayesville Originally uploaded by dukefan86 Earlier this week, George and I went on vacation in the southwestern mountains of North Carolina. Most of the time, we were able to dodge the rain, … Continue reading

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Is There a Novel In You?

Well, it’s almost here again, NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month 2010! The goal is to write a 50,000-word rough draft work of fiction between November 1 and November 30. I participated for the first time last year, and finished … Continue reading

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Trying My Hand at Something New

I decided to apply to be a presenter at a local library conference, my first experience trying something like this! The deadline is this coming Monday, but I submitted it yesterday. I’ll find out in about a month  (November 19, … Continue reading

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What Do I Want to be When I Grow Up?

Being part of the NCCU SLIS Cataloging class earlier this week is still on my mind. One of my favorite parts of the class was when I had the group go around the table and tell us a little bit … Continue reading

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Back in Class

NCCU Cataloging Class Originally uploaded by dukefan86 Natalie and I thoroughly enjoyed our time with the Fall ’10 Cataloging class from NCCU’s School of Library and Information Science! They were a sharp bunch who asked good questions, and they seem … Continue reading

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Deja Vu

My First 1st and 2nd Grade Class, Stoneville, NC Originally uploaded by dukefan86 This evening, my colleague, Natalie, and I will be helping to teach the cataloging class from NC Central University’s library science program. It’s the first time I’ve … Continue reading

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What Goes Around, Comes Around

Yesterday afternoon, once I’d finished the GRE, I decided to return some books to the North Regional Library, since it wasn’t far from the testing center I used for the GRE. Since I’d been inside the testing center for several … Continue reading

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The GRE is Over!

I took the GRE this morning, and what a relief it is to have that hurdle behind me! Whew! I ended doing as well as I hear I needed to do, with just a little bit of wiggle room. Not … Continue reading

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In 24 Hours

In 24 hours, I’ll be taking the GRE! Finally! I’m fluctuating between relief and nervousness that it’s almost here! My weekend practice tests have not been as good as I expected, which has added to my nervousness. Ugh! But at … Continue reading

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