pride

Pride Last week I visited my daughter in Springfield.  After a night of yummy food and maybe a few drinks, we had a really great discussion, one that we revisited the next day and honestly I have thought about all week.   At one of her group...

flip and reverse it

Flip and Reverse It So, just another reminder, I write this a week before you read it, that makes today the day after the “Stop the Steal,” rally, event, fiasco, whatever you want to call it.  You can only imagine how I feel about this event and most of you would...

Christmas clarity

Christmas Clarity Yesterday I watched a webinar titled, Taking Care of Your Staff (and Yourself) During the COVID-19 Pandemic.  It was excellent and I wish I could just copy all of what April Roy, Director of the Plaza branch of Kansas City Public Library, said...

Alright, alright, alright

Alright, Alright, Alright If you haven’t heard already, Matthew McConaughey just released a book, “Greenlights.”  This book includes stories and insights from the actor’s life in chronological order. It has been described as a memoir but McConaughey has called it...

Kinda Like Walmart

Kinda Like Walmart The other day a patron expressed some frustration at how the children’s collection is organized, “You have moved things and I don’t like it.”  I have actually even heard people say, “You are just like Wal-Mart, moving things around all the...

Music Feels

Music Feels I was enjoying breakfast with a couple of my kiddos (Ashlee and her boyfriend, David) when I mentioned that I would love to go back in time and have the chili the lunch ladies used to make.  Then I stepped it up a notch and said I would love to go...