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A Near Miss

If you have ever heard of the This I Believe segment of NPR, in my opinion, that was one of the most personal, moving, and insightful aspects of NPR I had ever heard. Each year, an English teacher has made … Continue reading

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Shake

It was subtle, but spoke volumes and stuck with me. Driving back from Dewey Beach, the canines in tow, all three heads out the window, as is normal for them, and the passing car to our right – an older … Continue reading

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Change This, this, and this and Involve Youth

As Upward Bound was on the horizon, it was Friday night, and I was still on the search for the right lesson plan to delve into the book, Between the Lines by Nikki Grimes. Nothing much of substance existed on … Continue reading

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Come As You Are

In planning for the conference for the 2022 DLA/MLA poster session Donna Carter, Greenwood Public Library Librarian, and myself, Woodbridge High Librarian fell into a brief intro: Calling All Library, Tech, Social Media, Literature, Project, and Adventure Geeks – Come … Continue reading

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Legally Open Minded and Amazing (Part III)

T- minus 45 minutes on a Saturday night and what will you see at WHS’s Legally Blonde The Musical? Just when you thought you knew a lot of what you MIGHT see, there is so much more that will surprise … Continue reading

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Legally Open Minded and Amazing (Part II)

A second main lesson many may or may not notice, but hope many walk away with learning from Legally Blonde the musical, is the topic of respect. The open-mindedness that is encouraged in the middle of the sometimes crass Law … Continue reading

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Legally Open Minded and Amazing (Part I)

Post ex-patriot depression. Unless you have decided to take one of the biggest risks of your life and truly give up everything you know, move to another life and leave so much of yourself behind, most likely, you might not … Continue reading

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How Many Times Can the Broken Pieces Be Picked Up – and Who Will You Give Them To?

It is at the very weakest moments of our lives, that we often see the truest parts of our own self. It is difficult to say why this is the case, but as for myself, it has been often the … Continue reading

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One Single Day, Task, Focus is a Losing Librarisition…

Librarisition? Seriously? Bear with me. The below comment given by a librarian in another state hit home with me. I have been employed where certified librarians were made to feel as if they were a mascot. Luckily, I am in … Continue reading

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Intersection. Which Way Do you Turn?

April 1st. Poetry Introduction (because School Libraries, Sexual Assualt Awareness and Prevention, and Poetry can be destinations we use vehicles to get to!) Whew. Let’s just dive in. Looking back to last year – it seemed a different April 1st … Continue reading

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