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Questions prompted by my search for a new library job

I’m job-hunting at the moment, and I’ve noticed that the whole business is fantastic for generating questions.

Sometimes it’s pretty wearing, as a lot of these questions take the form of endlessly second-guessing myself.  1,450 more words

Libraries

Blurbs from the Booth-What the Heck is a Throat Punch Games?!

Hi, I’m Dr. Edward Alan Kabara, Ph.D., and I, along with my wife, run Throat Punch Games (http://www.throatpunchgames.com).  I started Throat Punch Games after GenCon one year.  1,058 more words

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In Medias Res | Creating a Myth

So I’m now reading Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson. And within the first hundred pages is a startling turn of events.

The story starts off with Antonio, a mayor of a town on the planet Toussaint, who discovers his wife has cheated on him. 304 more words

Lit Class

Once I auditioned for a girl group cover band

One time I auditioned for an all-female 60s cover band. They were looking for a rhythm guitarist. Cover bands have those, rhythm guitarists.

They asked me to learn several songs by ear. 257 more words

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The first band I ever auditioned for

The first band I ever auditioned for was a group of guys. They were looking for a bass player. I was very nervous because I hadn’t played in so long. 289 more words

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The first girl I ever played music with

When I began playing guitar again, I decided I wanted to play music with other women. I’d never done that before. When I was growing up in the 90s, I didn’t know any other women who played rock music. 83 more words

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How I became an anonymous female guitarist

One day my husband came home from work. I said, I’m going to start playing guitar again.

I said, I’m going to join a band.

And then I did.

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