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Milestone
Tuesday, April 25, 2017      10 comments

Today I logged in for the 1800th straight day.... yes, I was part of Sparkpeople before then but lost that streak while on a cruise (no internet!) And yes, I survived the Texas Library Association conference and have a LOT to tell you, but ... Read more
Small Successes Contribute to More Successes
Tuesday, April 18, 2017      8 comments

The TLA conference started today for the work of the conference, ... the set up and preparation and the committee met for pizza after a very long day, and though the first piece I had was positively wonderful (it's been a LONG time since I ate p... Read more
A Quick Blog
Saturday, April 15, 2017      6 comments

I haven't forgotten that I've intended to blog about all that's going on around me, but that TLA conference is staring me in the face, and it's all that I can do to get all my cool goods packed securely and realize what photos and signage I stil... Read more
Tired, But Triumphant
Wednesday, April 12, 2017      7 comments

Today was our last day of the Friends of the Library crafty team to get together and finish up some of our projects for the Texas Library Association annual conference next week.... one part of the team worked on banners made from old dictionary... Read more
You Realize That You Are Tired When.....
Wednesday, April 12, 2017      6 comments

I'm tired of wrestling with crafts, and graphics, and the printer that wants to chew up paper... And I realized just how tired I was when I was looking for my can of spray lacquer fixative (to stabilize colors on cardstock) and I almost gra... Read more
Still Perking Along
Monday, April 10, 2017      6 comments

I'm trying to download photos to post about my trip to Texas A&M University, but have hit a few snags, so in the meantime I've been out in the garage sawing up books with my bandsaw (this is part of getting ready for the TLA conference next week... Read more
Texas A&M University
Sunday, April 09, 2017      7 comments

I just spent the last 2 days on the Texas A&M campus, and I have so much to blog about!!! But I'm also trying to get to bed at a decent time so my blog will have to wait until later. Suffice it to say that I had a great time and got to... Read more
Back Across Texas
Friday, April 07, 2017      10 comments

Because a dear friend invited me to come visit, I drove to College Station, Texas, today...a drive of about 3 hours.....since I had skipped lunch, I had some cherry tomatoes to snack on, and they were delicious! (I went through FOUR cups!!!!) ... Read more
Coming Down to the Last Week
Wednesday, April 05, 2017      9 comments

My crafty bibliophile team from the Friends of the Library met again today to try to finish up a variety of projects.... Some we will never be able to finish, but I'm OK with that ... We have at least 200 pairs of earrings, some quite inter... Read more
Got 8 hours Sleep Last Night
Wednesday, April 05, 2017      7 comments

Slept 8 hours and woke refreshed and ready to Seize the Day.... It was a beautiful day, and I managed to take care of quite a few random things, and still eat healthily... I'm planning on spending the weekend with a dear friend so I need to... Read more
Letting Go
Monday, April 03, 2017      8 comments

I had a greatly productive day today, and my To Do list felt the impact of my full focus.... But it meant letting someone else take on a responsibility that I might formerly have claimed... I didn't have to be in charge, or be in control ..... Read more
Interesting Program on the Passover
Sunday, April 02, 2017      6 comments

Tonight I got to see a Messianic Jew speak on the elements of the celebration of the Passover, and how each part symbolically pointed to Christ and His fulfillment of prophecies in place more than a thousand years before He was even born... ... Read more
April Fools Day
Saturday, April 01, 2017      7 comments

I didn't pull any April Fools pranks, and, as far as I know, Did not experience any either, BUT I read about a lot of them... And I just really don't seem to get into that kind of spirit, although I laughed and laughed about the suggestion ... Read more
Beautiful Response to Wednesday's Tragedy
Saturday, April 01, 2017      7 comments

13 killed in Texas church bus crash Dr. Jim Denison | March 30, 2017 I woke up this morning to news that a bus carrying fourteen senior adults from First Baptist Church of New Braunfels collided with a pickup yesterday afternoon. Thirteen bu... Read more
13 Dead
Friday, March 31, 2017      14 comments

Our town is grieving over a church bus accident that killed 13 senior citizens.... only one on the bus survived the crash, although one was airlifted to the hospital before dying, and the 20 year old driver of the pickup truck that creamed them ... Read more

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