At 300 years old this year, New Orleans, Louisiana is one of the most enticing cities in America. “The most Northern city in the Caribbean,” NOLA boasts a Euro-Caribbean flavor steeped in blood, ghosts, and rolling good times. She’s rough-and-tumble but generous, hip but not aloof, she’s Southern but not a Lady. In this city, … More New Orleans: City of Vice [& Virtue]
Today, I want to help elucidate what it is we Librarians actually do. Public libraries are different from academic university libraries, school libraries, private libraries, museum libraries, and none of these are archives. I work at a standalone – we have no branches – Public Library in Ohio. Our community is landlocked by the larger … More What Even Is A Librarian?
Over the last few weeks at least a quintillion wonderful, creative, intelligent women got engaged in the United States. I have the privilege of being Social Media Friends with at least three of them. This morning at 5:00 AM, I was struck with inspiration to write to those recently engaged women who I admire and … More So, You’re Engaged!
In 2015, the year I moved to Columbus on New Year’s Eve, I made the resolution to keep a jar and write down things I accomplished or felt good about or moments I wanted to remember. This was especially great because after moving to a new city without a job, almost every day there was … More I Resolve