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Since I am not an overly happy person myself, I feel a lot of empathy for those who suffer with ongoing depression. As a (retired) librarian, it is logical for me to think about and explore ways that libraries and librarians can support people diagnosed with depression and other mental illnesses. Continue reading
Oh dear. You know what I’m talking about. You’re working on a project. It’s almost done, and then. . .wait, just a few more tweaks. Or. . . forget it, trash it, start all over. Or. . . Because, you know, it has to be just perfect. But does it, really?
I’ve been a bit lax in posting recently. I was out of town, and away from my desktop computer, and hadn’t had time to schedule many posts to publish during that time.
I was away, because I was visiting this little girl who grew up to become my mom. Continue reading
Today features a look at the Seattle Public Library. This new building opened to the public in 2004.