I'm trying StitchFix for the first time. They sent me a pair of pants. I couldn't figure out why they had no zipper. Turns out they are "knit trousers." They are like very chic yoga pants that also feel very clingy but not in a super bad way? Idk how I should feel about this I mostly wear dresses plz advise.
oh yeah if you want an idea of what sections are and aren't doing, here it is in their own words from the last round of annual reports https://www2.archivists.org/sites/all/files/1118-VI-U-SectAnnReports.pdf
Whereas I actually do believe in a competitive market ideology when it comes to SAA's wild proliferation of sectionsz, AND
Whereas SAA is not enforcing the criteria it passed years ago for disbanding sections, AND
Whereas there are currently 45 sections with varying degrees of activity:
I hereby propose we're going to settle this once and for all with an NCAA style bracket. Top seeds go to sections that have a regularly updated presence outside the annual meeting and competitive elections.
holy shit, apparently ALEC is *on it* and now I hate that they have at least one piece of model legislation that would actually address something useful for once https://www.alec.org/model-policy/interstate-compact-sunshine-act/
One of the more disturbing things I am beginning to learn from doing water activism is that interstate compacts - even though they are typically composed of government entities - do not generally have any archival protocols for their records. This is an extremely WTF situation that I think no one has ever written about....?
When was the last time a US politician said something like this? https://www.afr.com/news/politics/national/kirby-calls-for-urgent-boost-to-archives-funding-20190716-p527kj
Rest In Power. Sadie Roberts-Joseph, Baton Rouge African American Museum founder, found dead & homicide is suspected https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/15/us/sadie-roberts-joseph-death.html
This 10 minute video of some boxed up Bob Ross paintings ended up in the Smithsonian is a ~*~JOURNEY~*~ and I would 100% watch a 2-hour documentary version of this, the Bob Ross staff are too wholesome for this world https://nyti.ms/2xJ4hPR
I'd love to see someone write an article comparing Elsevier's top salaries compared to librarian and faculty salaries. Labor creates all wealth. https://www.chronicle.com/article/U-of-California-Canceled-Its/246643?cid=wcontentlist_hp_latest
I stumbled across my old library school notes on the story of the FBI trying to access civil rights activist Anne Braden's papers, and in light of the Bentley-Tanton story, it's pretty interesting to go back and review
Working on a RepoData map for the hurricane in the Gulf, could someone try this and let me know if it works https://arcg.is/0y8CS5
Team Midwest forever and ever amen. Archivist and records manager. Climate comrade. My peaceable kingdom features snails, owls, and possums.
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