Saturday, April 25, 2015
Edited by Los Angeles Times columnist Meghan Daum, the book reflects Daum’s assertion that “people who opt out of parenthood ... are not a monolithic group” (2). As these writings make plain, there is no single reason why these women and men chose to remain childless.
But what unites these writers is the way in which society feels it can judge or intervene in this among the countless other decisions that can define an adult life.
These librarians aren’t on the usual sort of “wheels” that I showcase, but I couldn’t resist passing along an article from the Arizona Daily Star, which proclaimed that “Librarians become new selves when not between shelves.”
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Had a productive day: worked my shift in Bellview Elementary School library then rode my bike to Body Support Systems, Inc., where I put in 2.5 hours of work doing industrial sewing.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
With my sock explorations to-date, I’d used the heel-flap-and-turn technique taught by Ann Budd in her book Getting Started Knitting Socks (Interweave, 2007).
With this latest pair of socks, I decided to attempt the short-row heel technique.
Friday, April 17, 2015
Oregon Battle of the Books! At Bellview Elementary School library, students are already interested in reading next year’s selections. And fifth-graders anticipate the books they will read in Ashland Middle School’s 6-to-8 division.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
During my time growing up and entering young adulthood, one steady constant in my life was the Calistoga public library. June Ingraham was the Calistoga librarian, and I honor her today for National Library Workers Day.
|Source of image: ALA Allied Professional Association|
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