Monthly Archives: November 2009

Happy Turkey Day

Happy Thanksgiving to all. May you be safe and happy with family and friends.

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A Cookie a Day from the St. Paul Pioneer Press

The Pioneer Press will e-mail you a cookie recipe a day from November 30th through December 23rd. Read the article Rolling out Christmas Cookies by Food Editor Kathie Jenkins and try out a sneak peek recipe for “CHERRY-PISTACHIO CORNMEAL BISCOTTI” … Continue reading

Posted in Cookie a day, St Paul Pioneer Press

No you can’t…

Posted in reference services, sticky notes

Found scrawled on a piece of paper by the public Internets

This was scrawled on an envelope left in the computer lab. What code? What trickiness? We may never know.

Posted in notes

Elf’ed Again

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No post a day for me!

Well, Sunday sort of zoomed by and I missed posting so busted on National Blog Posting Month. Still, you have to something to say, or you don’t.

Posted in blogging, National Blog Posting Month

I Read Comics as a Child and I turned out Alright (Right?)

A super cool professor of library science (none of my professors were like this) named Carol Tilley is defending comics as early literacy tools. In an article titled For Improving Early Literacy, Reading Comics Is No Child’s Play at Science … Continue reading

Posted in comics, literacy

I Rawk

http://www.rockstarmyself.com/widget_vert.swf?uniqueId=5t4tN6uc900E42wO In the spirit of the “librarians as rock stars” backtype post a few days ago, I present me, the rockingly scary librarian. They only let you insert your face, not change sex or hair. Below is the original photo.

Posted in Intel Tomorrows Stars, Librarian Rockstars

A Post for NaBloPoMo

This is a squeeker post for National Blog Posting Month. I almost missed today! I started listening to Lush Life by Richard Price. It was on the shelf and I had read great reviews of it when it originally came … Continue reading

Posted in blah blah blah, random thoughts

Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger

I listened to this as an audiobook going to and from work these last couple of weeks. The narrator, Bianca Amato, has a wonderful rich voice that lent itself well to the characters. I was truly spellbound listening and didn’t … Continue reading

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