There was a girl in my neighborhood who I used to sit next to on the bus. For the longest time, she was the only person I called a friend. We read together a lot. Sometimes we played in the forest behind her house. I wasn't supposed to go into the forest. Her parents didn't … Continue reading Horsing Around About the Future
Pictured above is Claude Monet's The Magpie. I once asked my boyfriend what my petname was. I meant what animal am I to you. He refused to pick a cat, stating that was too simple. Much time passed before he said that I was a Magpie, because my initials MAG and because of their intelligence. … Continue reading Magpie
Today's my birthday. I'm 27. Every time I think about my age, I think about the scene from Reality Bites (my all time favorite movie) where Winona Ryder tells Ethan Hawke she wanted to make a name for herself by the age of 23. Ethan consoles her by saying all she needs to worry about … Continue reading 27
Running a Lost & Found is an interesting thing. You see what's insignificant enough for people to leave behind and what's important enough for people to come back for. There's a special feeling of joy when you are able to reunite someone with a lost possession. At the library, we have a Lost & Found. … Continue reading Lost & Found
I recently listened to the audiobook for Aziz Ansari's Modern Romance. The section of the book that most interested me was the discussion about the psychology behind choices, which I had already been thinking about lately. Most people would say having a variety of options and large quantity of options is positive, but too many choices … Continue reading Shoes & Figs
I started this blog with the intention of writing solely about pursing my MLS (Masters in Library Science) and topics surrounding modern day librarianship. That intention was more of a cover - I really wanted to write more, give myself an excuse to blog again. But, why do I need an excuse? Why can't I … Continue reading No need for an excuse
After four years working in corporate America, I decided to pursue my life-long interest of becoming a librarian. I enrolled in a Library Science program nearby full-time and started a job hunt. Since my experience working in libraries was outdated by 9 years, it was difficult to find a full-time position in a library. But … Continue reading But why?