A conversation with my storage unit.
Me: You are full of all kinds of stupidness, you know. SU: Why must you always point out only the negative! You probably shouldn’t take me for granted, you know. You haven’t even seen how big that other storage locker is that you’re ditching me for next week. You’re gonna be sorrrrry. Me: You have a nice little lightbulb. And shelves. And the Christmas...
I think too much. I think ahead. I think behind. I think sideways. I think it...– Winona Ryder (via arpeggia)
After learning my flight was detained 4 hours, I heard the announcement: If...– Naomi Shihab Nye (b. 1952), “Wandering Around an Albuquerque Airport Terminal.” I think this poem may be making the rounds, this week, but that’s as it should be. (via awelltraveledwoman)
The problem with the lack of intersectionality in feminism has a long and deep...– Skepchick | What Do You See? The Blinding Whiteness of Feminism (via tangledskein)
Follow Your Patrons & Other Tips for Adding Value...
librarylinknj: Follow Your Patrons: Tips on Twitter for Libraries from Emily Lloyd Sometimes you come across a colleague’s generously shared wisdom and all you can say is thank you. Thank you, thank you, thank you. What Emily suggests here is so smart, so right-on, so helpful & geared towards producing genuine delight & goodwill that to read it is to embrace it immediately. If...
Shelves of Possibility
The wall opposite the bathroom stalls in my preschool classroom is shelving filled with bins and bins and bins of toys. Essentially, all kinds of plastic (sometimes wood or metal) that you can fit together in all kinds of ways (duplos, Mr. Potato head, trains, etc etc etc). We bring a selection of them out for afternoon table work time. I was monitoring a little girl (the one who looks exactly...
urbansyndicate: Urban: (while watching Project Runway) “Why do people play games to win? Everyone knows games are for FUN.” I hope other people get this idea when I make a big expanding, multidirectional, life-size chalk board game on the street at Northern Spark that probably won’t have an “end point” where you can “win” but will make people do all kinds of...
Paid a $50 copay for a very nice doctor to confirm my suspicions that I have a nasty viral cold that he can do nothing about. Health insurance reform 2.0 please!