Reading a Kirkus review of a picture book I intend to buy for my nephew. "A great addition to any big-machines collection." Perfect! 😂
Folks in the DC area, esp by Silver Spring: If you want to buy people books for any of the gift-giving holidays coming up, check out Loyalty Bookstore in Silver Spring. 931 Ellsworth Dr. walking distance of Red Line staton.
It’s a popup store through December being run by an old friend of mine, longtime bookseller. Support a local black-woman owned business if you can. It has mainstream stuff and more.
Me: Hi, I’m migrating the ILS and I need some info from you. Please fill out the questionnaire
Him: Can you give me a call and walk me through the questionnaire?
Me: [multiple #headdesk]
I didn’t even use scary words like “Google Form”! There are only seven questions, two of which are Name and School. I can’t even.
I preferred Barnes and Noble before they had a Barbie aisle.
You: So, Jennifer, where have you been planning to spend your birthday weekend?
Me: Well, according to the map, Virginia's Hurricane Evacuation Zone A.
Making another library-themed cross stitch. Sirsi folks get it.
Current dream voice mail greeting:
“Hello, you have reached [me], [position] at [place of work]. I am currently migrating an ILS, and your call is the least of my worries. Leave a message, if you dare, and I will see about returning your call sometime between Halloween and Thanksgiving. Thanks, and have a nice day.”
Finding a Mastodon in Connecticut: https://connecticuthistory.org/mastodon-bones-unearthed-today-in-history/ #history
Heard that one woman told another woman she's too emotional. I am now preordering "Rage Becomes Her." http://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Rage-Becomes-Her/Soraya-Chemaly/9781501189555
Behind every strong ILS is an even stronger woman.