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A Journey to Tiny Hands

A lone bag slouches on a shelf. Filled with books, all ready for tiny hands. It sits. And sits. And waits. A lone being approaches the bag, smiling. It lifts the bag and brings it to a cart. It's filled with other, bigger bags. A day passes. The bags wait. The being returns and moves… Continue reading A Journey to Tiny Hands

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GA Adventures – Reflection: November 2015

This is a reflection I’ve written for the Family, School, and Neighborhood Engagement Scholars I work with. Read my introduction to these here, and read the original post here. Prompt Part A – How do you see yourself incorporating the principles we went over during the reflection into your daily lives or into your service hours?… Continue reading GA Adventures – Reflection: November 2015

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Thoughts: River Secrets by Shannon Hale

This is a post for my LIS S401 class: Computer-Based Information Tools. Many of you have wondered why my cat's name is Razo (and those who have known me for some time have also wondered why my parents have a cat named Enna). For reference, here are Razo and Enna: These cats are named after… Continue reading Thoughts: River Secrets by Shannon Hale

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Thoughts: Social Networks

This is a post for my LIS S401 class: Computer-Based Information Tools. You could say I'm fairly connected. I use a variety of social media in my daily life. I have a Facebook, a Pinterest, an Instagram, a LinkedIn, and I operate Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest pages for several of my employers and organizations I volunteer for (I've… Continue reading Thoughts: Social Networks

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Grad School: Experiences with MUVEs

This is a post for my LIS S401 class: Computer-Based Information Tools. This post has two parts: a description of an experience using a MUVE and ways libraries could use MUVEs. For this post, I have interviewed my husband, Daniel, who has lots and lots of experience gaming and playing MUVEs. A MUVE is a… Continue reading Grad School: Experiences with MUVEs

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Being Big for Kids: Family Craft Night

This is the fifteenth post in a series on being part of a Big Couple through Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you haven’t read the previous posts and would like more context, please click here for an archive of the posts.  As you may know, I work for a public library. Each library in our system has… Continue reading Being Big for Kids: Family Craft Night

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On Understanding

This post has been in the works for some time. However, I attended Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service at my university Monday and listened to a fantastic keynote speaker before the service started. He stressed that we should think about making every day a service day and to serve others beyond a few… Continue reading On Understanding

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My Year in Review: 2014

2014 was quite an interesting and jam-packed year for me. Here's some of what I did (in no particular order): I got married. I graduated college. I started working at a job that will lead me to my future career as a librarian. I joined a sorority. I completed the 100 Happy Days challenge. I… Continue reading My Year in Review: 2014

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On Teamwork and Libraries

Last week, the library system I work for held their annual Staff Day, which worked like a mini conference for all of our employees. I had a great time, and I left feeling validated and excited for my future in libraries. Below are some of the main concepts and ideas I took away from the… Continue reading On Teamwork and Libraries