About my article in American Libraries on libraries, technology, and gender

[ed: You can read the article online, page 26, though it is it flipbook style. A direct link will be forthcoming next week.] Dear Internet, While I’ve known this was coming for months, and I’ve had an advanced copy for a few weeks now, today the official copy was slide into my mailbox. As it isContinue reading “About my article in American Libraries on libraries, technology, and gender”

Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes for May 31, 2014

  During the Renaissance, cabinet of curiosities came into fashion as a collection of objects that would often defy classification. As a precursor to the modern museum, the cabinet referred to room(s), not actual furniture, of things that piqued the owners interest and would be collected and displayed in an aesthetically pleasing manner. Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes is myContinue reading “Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes for May 31, 2014”

Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes for May 24, 2014

Johann Georg Hainz’s Cabinet of Curiosities, circa 1666. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons During the Renaissance, cabinet of curiosities came into fashion as a collection of objects that would often defy classification. As a precursor to the modern museum, the cabinet referred to room(s), not actual furniture, of things that piqued the owners interest and would be collectedContinue reading “Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes for May 24, 2014”

fyrene dracen on þam lyfte fleogende

Dear Internet, I’ve been remiss on updating my latest tattoos, which I think are tattoos 14 and 15. Introducing tattoo #14: The Viking dragon ouroboros. This is my first full on color tattoo, and according to Gareth, I healed out the colors (including the white) most excellently. This piece is the foundation of my half-sleeve,Continue reading “fyrene dracen on þam lyfte fleogende”

OAK/SFO: The Packing List

Dear Internet, In April, I took a whirlwind three day trip to Oakland, CA for a job interview. It was pretty brutal as I had to leave early on a Sunday, arrive mid-day California time. Spent all day Monday (about eight hours) in the interview, and then flew back out ungodly early on Tuesday morning.Continue reading “OAK/SFO: The Packing List”

Taking A Gap Year To Write A Book

Dear Internet, A few weeks ago, I teased there was a big announcement coming, and I am finally in a position to make that announcement: I’m taking a gap year to write a (fiction) book(s). Come July 1, 2014, I will officially have the new status of “writer in residence at Throbbing Manor/Cabin.” Many ofContinue reading “Taking A Gap Year To Write A Book”

attending shenanigans

Dear Internet, It’s spring and along with it being the prime for allergies, it’s also cold drink season. Years ago I was introduced to the Toddy Cold Brew system via Kate and have been hooked on it ever since. Since I’ve been (more or less) caffeine free since January 1, and my recent exposure to caffeine didContinue reading “attending shenanigans”

Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes for May 17, 2014

Johann Georg Hainz’s Cabinet of Curiosities, circa 1666. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons During the Renaissance, cabinet of curiosities came into fashion as a collection of objects that would often defy classification. As a precursor to the modern museum, the cabinet referred to room(s), not actual furniture, of things that piqued the owners interest and would be collectedContinue reading “Collectioun of Cunnynge Curioustes for May 17, 2014”