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January 2011 Archives

It is my last semester and I am seriously kicking myself in the rear for not applying for “more school” because I really do not want to be a grown up. (Yes, I realize the fact that I am 24...

This Southern girl is out of her element

I just got back from winter vacation last week, and while I am so happy to be in beautiful Boston again the weather is testing my courage and endurance. When I left for the (what I hoped would be) warm,...

The Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) serves more than 350 communities across every region of Vermont and New Hampshire with the goal of nurturing a love of reading and writing in children. They focus on children from birth to age...

Life after GSLIS, aka "Finding a Job"

Hi everyone! Remember me? Your long-lost GSLIS blogger from last year? And you thought you were rid of me (ha!) I've been meaning to write this post for quite awhile, but in the midst of finishing my thesis for the...

It's colder than the Arctic Circle - but not for long.

Yes, really...Jason's post last week was not that far off-base in terms of weather in Boston this winter. This morning Boston.com reported that the temperature in the city at 8:00AM (-2 degrees Fahrenheit) was colder than at the same time...

Alright Mother Nature, ENOUGH

I cannot help looking out the window and watch the snow accumulate. This is the third snow storm in 2 weeks. This is bananas. On the Simmons Academic campus, there is a way to get to most buildings without walking...

Incase You Missed It: S. 3984

S. 3984, the Museum and Library Services Act, was created to authorize funding at current levels for library and museum services around the country through 2016. Further reading. In addition, this bill authorizes funding for the Laura Bush 21st Century...

BPL Canvas Bag

Jeff Carvalho at Selectism crushes it... he found this canvas book bag (literally a bag for transporting books) that could do double duty as a weekender bag. BPL style. Reblogging below; More than 100 years ago, the workers of...

TRON: Legacy and Open Access

Although I was not yet born when the first TRON came out, I grew up on that movie. My dad was always a fan and even had the hand-held video game. At a very young age, I owned that...