Category Archives: Blogging

A Life in Libraries in 2015

Yet another “end of year” post. It was fun to see A Life in Libraries “annual report.” Advertisements

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(Guest) Library Photos of the Month

My monthly feature “Library Photo of the Month” has been very popular. These posts have gotten some of my highest number of views, likes, and comments. I’m so pleased! But I am having a little problem.

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Sisterhood is Powerful

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“Just Happy to Be a Nominee”

That’s what celebrities say when they’re nominated for an award. And it is an honor. When I think about the amazing movies and people nominated for the most recent Academy Awards, I’m reminded how sad it is that only one … Continue reading

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Spring Spruce-Up

Spring has sprung. At least, the first day of spring is “officially” here, according to the calendar.  In Wisconsin, that means slightly warmer temps. . . on some days. On another day, we might get snow! (But I digress.) But … Continue reading

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A Wall is Just a Wall

Today’s Blogging 101 assignment: “Publish a post based on your own, personalized take on a blogging prompt.” What? Huh? What’s a blogging prompt? Apparently, just a question someone asks, that you then use to “prompt” you, to inspire you, to … Continue reading

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Exploring My “Neighborhood”

Today’s assignment in the Blogging 101 course I’m taking is to “be a good neighbor” by exploring some other blogs in the WordPress Reader, and to comment on some blogs I haven’t commented on before. During my exploring earlier this … Continue reading

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Why “A Life in Libraries?”

Today’s assignment is to edit my blog’s title and tagline. But I’m not going to, because I “sort of” took the Blogging 101 course last year, and I changed my title and tagline then.  I thought about them again today … Continue reading

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Why Am I Here?

I’m a retired librarian who has worked in public and academic library settings in Wisconsin and Minnesota. I’ve been blogging here since 2012, almost three years. I started this blog because I had recently retired, but because I had done … Continue reading

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Blogger Burnout?

I don’t actually think I suffer from blogger burnout—I think I am just lazy.  But, the effect may be the same—there are times I don’t feel like blogging, and others when I don’t know what to blog about. I keep … Continue reading

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