Monthly Archives: May 2011

20 Percent of Joplin Public Library’s Staff Lose Homes in Tornado

20 Percent of Joplin Public Library’s Staff Lose Homes in Tornado. It’s been so sad to hear about the devastation in Joplin, Missouri, after the recent tornado tore through the city this past Sunday. After the initial shock of the … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Libraries | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Money Talks

On a whim, I decided to apply for financial aid for library school recently and see what happened. I figured I didn’t have anything to lose by checking out the options presented.  Well, I got my “award notification letter” from … Continue reading

Posted in Decisions, Getting Ready, Work | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

The Importance of Proofreading!

Earlier today, I updated my LinkedIn profile with my library school graduate school program, which doesn’t start until August, but, yes, I’m excited! 🙂 I put my expected graduation date at 2014, figuring that’s a reasonable goal. (I can tweak … Continue reading

Posted in Getting Ready, Social Networking, Web 2.0, Writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Are You On Twitter?

Last evening, I attended a meetup of people in the Research Triangle who are on Twitter, shortened to Triangle Tweetup, and I had fun! I’ve been using Twitter for a while, but had never been to a local gathering of … Continue reading

Posted in Social Networking, Web 2.0 | Tagged | Leave a comment

Going the Distance

During 2011 Commencement, Duke University, a photo by Lesley Looper on Flickr. Yesterday was Commencement Day at Duke University for my niece, Laura! The weekend was a lot of fun, as George and I attended a handful of the multitude … Continue reading

Posted in Beginnings, Graduation | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment