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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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Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

“We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each others children.” This quote (one of my favorites) from former President Jimmy Carter, sums up my feelings about war and violence.  People say things like “there have … Continue reading

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Be Part of the Community

I’ve written before of the importance of the library to the community, and the need for libraries to position themselves as essential services.   Today’s Blogging 101 assignment is to write a post that builds on one of the blog posts … 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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Burning Bridges

I wrote an earlier post about the importance of things like communication and consensus. Today I’d like to add another C to that list: Collaboration. Though Inclined to Collaborate? You Should Be (All Things Workplace) starts by talking about the … Continue reading

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