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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 10,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Talk the Talk

After months (years?) of talking about rejoining Toastmasters, I finally joined to new-to-me Toastmasters club this summer! I’ve been attending Blue Devil Toastmasters meetings twice a month since August, and I’m really enjoying it. Yesterday I gave the Icebreaker Speech. … Continue reading

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Integrating “Things” (Thing 19, CPD23)

How have I integrated the things I’ve explored through the 23 Things for Continued Professional Development blog? It’s been good to glance back over my CPD23 posts and see that I’ve done since it started! I’ve appreciated the direction and … Continue reading

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Advocacy, Speaking Up for the Profession, & Getting Published (Thing 16, CPD23)

When I saw the topic for Thing 16 of the CPD23 blog, I smiled and remembered the YouTube video that Dr. Abdullahi showed our group at the end of Foundations (LIS 5000) class last Saturday. When Piers Cawley heard that … Continue reading

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I’m a Joiner

I renewed my membership in ALA, the American Library Association, last evening. This is my second year of being a member, so it’s nice to be able to renew. I haven’t gotten involved in the organization, haven’t been to an … Continue reading

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