So, sometimes, against my own better judgment, I write things that should just rattle around in my head instead of being made public. But here’s the thing. My husband and I went to friends’ house last night and spent several hours. They drank beer. I drank cider (2) and margaritas (3). They drink regularly. I do not. I didn’t plan on doing anything this weekend. An employee called in sick and so I had to go to work today…the day after the night out. Continue reading
I want people to smile at my memory like I smile at the memory of my foster mom, Carol Sheets. She was, in no way, a perfect person, but she was a force of nature that had a vision for goodness and actually strove to bring that vision to life. Continue reading
Okay. Not all the time. Sometimes, I get bogged down the administrative bureaucracy of it all. Sometimes, I wonder why the hell I waste my time in public service. I mean, there ARE jobs out there that pay nice paychecks and don’t involve tax funding and all that. Why not jump into the capitalist pool and have a nice, long soak? I. Like. Money. Continue reading
Fair warning – This is a walk down memory lane tied into our library’s early literacy program planning. It’s also going to be a pretty long post. But there’s a product review and some ideas that you may be interested in borrowing/stealing/reappropriating.
Here we go! Continue reading