So it looks like Numerical Gurus is an actual entity – I filed the paperwork for the LLC a little while ago and am waiting for New York State to take its sweet time reviewing it for approval. I’m blogging there every day about book/library/information industry topics, and sometimes revisiting old posts from this blog.… Continue reading Reinvention & Renewal
I’m fascinated by birds – no idea why. It appalls me that there’s something I actually share with Jonathan Franzen. I suppose not everyone is perfectly imperfect. My apartment is a block away from Clove Lakes Park, which is filled with all sorts of interesting birds – a family of herons, at least one cormorant,… Continue reading Birds Near Me
Daffodils. Coming soon to a yard near you.
Brussels is snowy. They weren’t expecting the snow, and here it is. I can tell how unprepared they were by the amount of walkways that have not been de-iced or shoveled. I still am not sure if it was stupid for me to walk back to my hotel from the IFRRO offices in heels –… Continue reading In Brussels
Usually I’m not big on resolutions. My traditional resolution has been to floss regularly. But this year I achieved that, so it’s time for something more rigorous. Looking at the categories into which I seem to have divided my life, I’m making the following resolutions: The Work: Brian O’Leary, last year, made the resolution to… Continue reading And here we are in 2013
I went into Manhattan today to take my computer into Tekserve and visit the Customs House for a Global Entry interview. As the ferry pulled into the dock on the Staten Island side, I noticed the flags were at half-mast. Shortly thereafter, when I boarded the subway in Manhattan, a herd of 3rd graders (the… Continue reading Half-Mast
Gradually, we are achieving normalcy in the yellow house. Yesterday, we felt the need to put our hands on our home – Bernardo went back to work painting the basement and re-organizing, prepping for when our shed is completed and we can put all the gardening supplies outside. I did a few mounds of laundry,… Continue reading Recovery