In 2008 I did something crazy. No, I didn't cause the banks to crash and send us all spiralling into a near, economic abyss. I said 'crazy' not 'insane'. The nutty thing I did was try out NaNoWriMo for the first time. Those not familiar with the letters, it stands for National Novel Writing Month. … Continue reading Doing Something Crazy May Be The Sanest Thing I Will Do
It's safe to say I needed a break. After working multiple positions, some at the same time, a vacation lasting longer than five days was in order. A friend of mine moved out to Lacombe to take a cataloging job for a public library system in Alberta. Lacombe sits not far from Calgary and Edmonton, … Continue reading Live From Lacombe
Entertainment Weekly will feature three different covers to mark Game of Thrones' return. However, this photo is all-out hysterical with a sword subbing as an air guitar.
I attended my first Science Fiction/Fantasy convention. The Central Canada Comic Con put on by C4 continues to grow on both their guest lists and their attendance. This year the list includes Nana Vistor (Kira from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Ethan Phillips (Neelix from Star Trek: Voyager) among many others. I attended three panels:Kate … Continue reading So Much Happened, So Little Words to Describe It
First order of business in this new blog: change the blogroll.I have lots of interesting places just as much as the next person. My reader has a 'Geeky Stuff' folder for all the geekiness it can hold. (Am I spelling that right? Let me know.) Plus some new library blogs. I still like Stephen's Lighthouse, … Continue reading Ch-CH-Changes
Where do I start?Tens of thousands of blogs are formed every day. Mine is one of many. Many are just abandoned or left dormant. Mine is the latter. I show up to my page and wonder what the hell do I write about anyway?The subtitle is 'Life, Libraries, and What Lies In Between'. I read … Continue reading Hello? Is There Anyone Out There?