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Becoming Your Own Personal Advocate

How many of you have had family members, friends, acquaintances, strangers, etc. ask you why you are in library school or give you a quizzical look and say something along the lines of “Don’t you know that librarianship is a dying profession?” or “But didn’t Google replace the need for librarians?” Of course, we all know that this isn’t true, but if there is anything I’ve learned over the past 2.5 years in library school, it’s that we… 893 more words

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Slowly gaining perspective

Here and now vs the ‘five year plan’

February was a month of prioritizing and setting goals for me.  Living a life with intention requires periodic reflection and clarification of plans.  525 more words

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The Devil is in the Details

I am not by nature organized or detail-oriented. I am a big picture person. This means that I miss a lot. I get the overall view and fully realize it and love it dearly. 191 more words

Contemplations

What Does it Mean to be "Green"? (pt. 1)

So what does it mean to be “green”?

I can’t exactly answer that for you. However, I can tell you what I think. To be green, in my opinion, means to be ecologically and environmentally aware. 164 more words

Here or there?


I am standing in front of the gate but I’d like to be on the other side.

I imagine it to be more interesting over there but it is only in my imagination. 71 more words

Thinking

Day Seven: The Big Picture

Are you worried today? Perhaps someone you love is going through a tough time. Most of us carry burdens for those in our circle of family and friends. 586 more words

Wake Up And Pray! Be Alert

Letter to my Younger Self

From the beginning

You got miniscule

Amounts

Of the love you needed

So it was no surprise

That that abandonment

Turned into rebellion

Surrounded by sickness… 158 more words

Poetry