When I was in preschool, I was cast as Mary in the school nativity. The plan was for me to hide the baby doll under the manger and at the appropriate time I would pull him out. Being the youngest of four, and a knower of the facts of life, I thought this was ridiculous so I hid the baby doll under my dress and at the appropriate time I gave birth to him.
A Libraryland Festivus -
In the words of Frank Constanza, “The tradition of Festivus begins with the Airing of Grievances. I got a lot of problems with you people. Now, you’re going to hear about it.”
Sarah Houghton (@TheLiB) is taking no prisoners while talking libraries at Nerd Nite SF.
I <3 Sarah!
The Orange Public Library in NJ has been closed due to safety issues and public officials have been slow to fix them. @NJLA will be there today at 11am with other groups to rally for faster action.
(Press coverage here)
"I try to conserve my energy."
“How do you mean?”
“Everybody is always wasting their energy on being against other people. They like to say ‘I’m against this,’ or ‘I’m against that.’ I say a lot of prayers when I wake up in the morning. But one of the prayers I always say is: ‘God, please send me someone that I can help today.’”
What a lovely sentiment!
This pose was my idea.
GO TEAM TUMBLARIAN
mollitudo, darienlibrary, thepinakes: I miss you humans.
So much awesome in one picture.
I will be at ALA Midwinter. I ended up on a committee, and I’ll be giving a presentation about DIY History. You going?
I’ll be there!
I’ll be there too! Can’t wait to meet peeps! Is there a Tumblr meetup?
A patron just said to me: I told my son that we should call you all the time and you don’t mind because you are being replaced by technology and you like getting questions.
It’s been over a month since the last post and with good reason. I got married at the end of October in a wedding that I can only describe as perfect. Granted, I am biased on this account. Also, gi…
Start a hardcore tradition this Christmas. Everyone shows up naked. You can only wear things that you have received as a present.
It will be the only time that men hope for socks.
Open Letter Regarding Lafourche Library and Prison Funding -
The ACLU of Louisiana has released an open letter to the Lafourche Parish Council regarding its plans to take funding from the parish’s public library as a means of funding a proposed new jail facility