crazy hazy days of… winter

school has started with a bang and all is going well there right now (knock on wood). i can see why ucla graduates so many child librarians – ginny walters is a really really good teacher. she had a bunch of us practically in tears yesterday while she was telling a story proving how librarians can really make a difference in a kid’s life.

so.. yes, i’m torn in all three ways: archives, public librarianship, and systems librarianship. argh.

in other news, the education secretary has been making clear what her priorities are in her new job. ugh.

web site-wise, my site has been loading so horribly slowly the last few days – if anyone else has been having the same problems, could you email me? also, collette (of the funny and good paperhat) tells me she can’t see the entries i post here if they’re longer than a page – if you have that problem too, can you email me also? thanks.

[update: it seems like lots of people at my hosting place are having similar problems with slow load time so i submitted a help ticket and am waiting in line..]

here’s an amusing email i got the other day.. it looks like your average spam, but on closer reading, the first paragraph not only has a link to my own website (in case i need it, i suppose) but also took the first sentence from a post of mine a few months ago which, in this context, makes it a pretty weird sentence. in this email, i guess it’s supposed to make me think whoever sent this is in the same boat as me? bizarre, and thus probably computer generated.

MELLOWTROUBLE.NET: hi there, i ve been so busy at work getting ready for our annual fund drive that my fingers are starting to get cold again, not a fun sign.</p>

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last but not least, i joined my first web ring: librarian & archivists who knit. it’s still kinda small but will definitely grow – and already, i’m enjoying reading the other sites in the ring.

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