I’d be scared if I saw a bear

The youngest’s preschool class has been talking about emotions this week. It is Valentines week so it makes sense. Today her teacher sent home a list of the class’ emotions during the week. I guess she asked each one how he or she was feeling and wrote them down. Some of the children mention what […]

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Jack and the Wonder Beans!

Last Saturday I took my kids to a great Library program! Some students from Theatre VCU put on a great show at the Gayton Library. It was an Appalachian rendition of the classic fairy tale Jack and the Bean Stalk titled Jack and the Wonder Beans. They did a great job and all of the kids in attendance seemed to really […]

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Vermont 2010

We had a great time in Stowe this year! Every year we have a good time but this year seemed extra special. I don’t know why exactly. It could be because I didn’t hear the phrase “I’m bored” once. Or perhaps because we didn’t rush around trying to see dozens of people. Maybe it’s because […]

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I’d never thought about a personal mission statement until recently. I began considering it after I read a post  about library mission statements. The author discusses why mission statements are important for strategic planning and shows examples from some different libraries across the country. It made me think that it may be beneficial to have […]

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Beach Week

This week I was able to spend a few days in Duck, NC with my wife, kids and parents. It was a great time! I really didn’t want to come back to work. But, I don’t think their libraries are hiring at the moment and I think my boss would kill me. I also like my […]

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