The People You Meet in the Library, Part 1
As the readers of this blog know, I am now a retired Library Lady, and am looking back on a career that started in 1977 and ended this summer. People not immersed in the library world tend to think of… Read More ›
Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Just Plain Weird: Information at the Library
Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Just Plain Weird: Information at the Library.[i] “Google can bring you back 100,000 answers, a librarian can bring you back the right one.” ― Neil Gaiman In 2003, former Attorney General of the United States, Ed Meese,… Read More ›
The Colors in a Candlestick
My father was unusual amongst the other fathers of my day. For one thing, he was six feet tall, which for a child of Jewish immigrants was very tall. He towered over most of his peers. He was an accidental… Read More ›
What Happened to Kindness?
Ainsi certains jours paraît Une flamme à nos yeux A l’église où j’allais On l’appelait le Bon Dieu L’amoureux l’appelle l’amour Le mendiant la charité Le soleil l’appelle le jour Et le brave homme la bonté So some days seem A flame in our… Read More ›