We’ve got a long way to go.Read More A work in progress
So I can embarrass myself and my family. Mr. Bean is a wonderful character and I am thankful to Rowan Atkinson for playing him.Read More Dance moves to work on
Will share this trailer with the family soon. We all enjoy the world of Harry Potter.Read More Looking forward to seeing Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Had the day off yesterday so the kids, Grace, my dad and I went for a walk. It was a lot of fun. Grace was in heaven – walking off leash in the woods with a nearby stream…it doesn’t get any better for her.Read More Walking in the woods dad
How to Get Rid of ‘Mommy Guilt’ (or Daddy Guilt) Once and For All (via Lifehacker) Great post with lots to remember when I’m feeling overwhelmed or like I’m not being the best parent I can be. Pinola lists five steps to try that may help with parenting guilt. Decide if what you’ve done is something […]Read More I should read this when I’m feeling like a deficient parent.
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 […]Read More I’d be scared if I saw a bear
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 […]Read More Jack and the Wonder Beans!
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 […]Read More Vermont 2010
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 […]Read More Mission
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 […]Read More Beach Week