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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.”
Posted in Blogging, Uncategorized Tagged 2015 3 Comments
(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.
Sisterhood is Powerful
Posted in Blogging Tagged Awards, Blogging Awards, Sisterhood of the World Award 2 Comments
“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
Posted in Blogging Tagged blogging, blogging 101, Leibster Award 8 Comments
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
Posted in Blogging, Library spaces, Public Libraries Tagged blogging 101, Libraries, Library Photo of the Month, Spring 10 Comments
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
Posted in Blogging Tagged Blogging101, Buildings, Downtown, Downtowns, Minnesota, Murals, Owatonna 4 Comments
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
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
Posted in Blogging Tagged blogging, Blogging101, Libraries, Public libraries, Writing 3 Comments
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
Posted in Blogging Tagged blogging, Blogging101, Libraries, Public libraries, Retirement 2 Comments
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