Monthly Archives: November 2010

Where’s Your Coin Jar Taking You?

Since I have today off as part of the Thanksgiving holiday, one of the things I did to relax this morning was roll some of the coins from my loose change jar, then take it to the bank to deposit … Continue reading

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Taking It to the Mall

I just enjoyed an article from the Raleigh, NC, newspaper about the Chapel Hill Public Library, and the possibility of moving permanently to a local mall. There’s a lot to take into consideration, including money and space (two biggies!). One … Continue reading

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Paying for Education

Earlier this week, it dawned on me that the money for my¬†second semester of graduate school isn’t going to fall out of the sky, and that I need to start socking money away for tuition, in addition to my first … Continue reading

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Where Do You Like to Shop?

During Sunday’s Outer Banks Half Marathon, a fellow named Danny, who I’d met on the course and walked most of the way with, asked me where I like to shop. ¬†Funny, the first thing that popped into my head was … Continue reading

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One Down, One to Go

I found out this morning that my presentation proposal from the March 2011 conference didn’t get accepted. (Rats!) I’m still waiting to hear about the essay proposal. The last email about that indicated they’d hoped to let everyone know last … Continue reading

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On-the-job Computer Skills

I’ve been thinking a lot this week about computer skills needed for my job, now and possibly in the future. One thing I’ve learned is that I have a lot to learn! Earlier this week, I was training a student … Continue reading

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Power to the Patrons

The academic library where I work has started an undergraduate advisory board, to seek input from students on some current projects as well as ideas for new ventures. I wish there had been something like this when I was an … Continue reading

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