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"It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" -- Winnie the Pooh
I am fluent in English and a few of its dialects: Librarian, cultural critic, academic, friendfeeder, and kitten cam.
do you speak bunnehese as well? - Sir Shuping is just sir
tinee tabbies! - RepoRat
Saturdaybrarian reporting for duty: special First Day of Finals edition.
At least this mind-numbing work project can be done at home while watching tv, snuggling the cat, and sipping libations.
This makes me curious about the libations. - Julian
Balvenie DoubleWood. Mmmmmm - lris
Side comment: not trying to sound pedantic! Just like Brian Cox naming scotches. - Zamms
*ignores Zamms* - lris
It's for the best. - Zamms
one should never ignore zamms. ignoring zamms could lead to destruction. - Sir Shuping is just sir
This is a very confused new mama kitty. "What in the world am I to do with all these little things?"
Pretty sure I'd be weirded out by sextuplets too. Kitty moms are a bit better equipped, but still. - RepoRat
She certainly has a "well, what now?" look on her face - Steele Lawman
Such cute babies... - Hedgehog
Last time I got a haircut it was up to my shoulders... so yeah, been a while.
Photo on 11-19-14 at 12.21 PM #2.jpg
I sort of miss my long hair. Sometimes. You look great! - laura x
I agree. - maʀtha
My first thought on waking up: "Oh good grief. Mornings just keep coming." At least this one is sunny.
Hang in there. - Steele Lawman from Android
they're relentless, those mornings. and completely unsympathetic to my mental state. they're sort of jerks in that regard. - Jenica
stupid mornings. - RepoRat
My foolhardy "maybe I'm just a wimp and don't WANT to shovel" experiment is conclusive: shoveling is a very bad idea. So now I know. #sigh
Shoveled my corner lot with two driveways. If you need me, I'll be over here dead.
Thankfully, my landlord helped with part of it. - lris
You are mighty. - Marianne
So far, watching a momma cat get ready to have kittens on livestream mostly resembles watching my cat sleep all day.
Now into her 3rd day of labor and no visible change. Poor kitty! - lris
Thank you for the reminder about kitten cams! - Julian
poor Dorothy, she looks like she swallowed a volleyball! - RepoRat
Maybe if I drink one more cup of coffee the temp will rise 30 degrees and melt the snow and then I won’t have to shovel. #denial
Your perfect weekend. What would it be like?
Coffee. Then tea. Books. A time-consuming project in the kitchen that just needs poking at now and then (e.g., stock). More tea. More books. Maybe a movie on DVD. A long walk. A nap. NO LAUNDRY. - Catherine Pellegrino
It would be blissfully and utterly unplanned in advance. And the weather would be good enough that going outside was a viable option (there is a warm variant and a cold variant of "good enough", both have their upsides). - Marianne
Saturday - we'd head out early, have brunch at our favourite cafe, mooch around the charity shops, stop for cake possibly with some friends, catch a film, head home. Sunday - stay in jammies all day, do some stitching, have a long bath, make a proper roast dinner, and most importantly.... NOT HAVE TO GO TO WORK THE NEXT DAY! I am very lucky, because most weekends contain at least some of those elements :-), other than the work issue *sigh* - Marina's Godmother :-)
I'd like to rest/sleep one whole day, and be productive one whole day, and at some point do something fun/social, even if it's small. I'd like to cook one good meal and go out for one good meal. - Meg VMeg
Actually, I'll take Meg's weekend, thank you. That sounds perfect. (Meg, you can still have your weekend, too; this isn't a zero-sum weekend.) - Catherine Pellegrino
Is it still procrastinating if I just prioritize other important work?
it's called structured procrastination, then, and people get speaking gigs to teach other people how to do it. *stamp of approval / enabling* - Marianne
I have a list called "Procrastination Work" that has things that either aren't due for a while or aren't especially important but need to be done. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
This is my secret to "success". - joey
Gigi ends her public service
Gigi ends her public service
While this may be too soon, I highly recommend for when you're ready for your next stapler. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
may she rest in peace. - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
so say we all - ellbeecee
The stapler's dead; long live the stapler. - Brent Schaus
. - bentley
In related news, we're in the market for a good guy name beginning with H. - lris from Android
Hamish! - Brent Schaus from iPhone
. - laura x
Humbert. (But I really love Hamish more.) - Catherine Pellegrino
Herbie, fully loaded with staples. - Lily
Helmut. Heinrich. Hugo. - Steele Lawman
Horatio. Holmes. - Ken Morley
Henrik. - bentley
Hagrid. Homer. Herman. - laura x from iPhone
Horace - ellbeecee
Humperdinck - ellbeecee
Humperdinck, Humperdinck, Humperdinck! </Carole_King> - Catherine Pellegrino
Harold - ellbeecee
Hereward - Marianne
Hedwig. - Brent Schaus
Huddie. - laura x from iPhone
Horehound. - Brent Schaus
Just spoken by me: "If it's a verb, you can participle it."
Spent some quality time with an orthodontist and her goop this morning.
oh, teeth mold goop?? - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
Yes indeed. And my choices for flavor were bubble gum, grape, and cherry. EWWWWWWWWWWW - lris
Oh...the pink, now I'm going to gag and try not to hyperventilate stuff. I HATED that stuff - Hedgehog
Yuck. Yuck yuck yuck. - laura x
ACRL Framework for Information Literacy: 3rd draft released
ACRL Framework for Information Literacy: 3rd draft released
"I was in your life before this knitting project. It will NOT take your lap from me."
"I was in your life before this knitting project. It will NOT take your lap from me."
take my toys, take my lox, take me far from my litterbox, I don't care, I'm still free, you can't take your lap from me - RepoRat
*dies of RR* - Kirsten from Android
RR wins teh interwebz. - Catherine Pellegrino from iPod
*plucks banjo* - RepoRat
*applause* - MoTO: #TeamMarina
Even though it's only smart under WiFi, I'm really really liking having a smart phone.
which reminds me, I should really ask the repair folks where the heck my old iTouch is. - RepoRat
Uh, I'm confused: why is it only smart under wifi? I thought the big advantage of a smartphone was that you didn't have to be in range of wifi? - Catherine Pellegrino from iPod
Because I can have it for $10/month if it relies on WiFi. If I travel I'll bump it up to true smartphone status. - lris from Android
oh. ... OH! *ponders her current $7/mo dumbphone* Hm. - Catherine Pellegrino from iPod
Republic Wireless. :-) - lris from Android
*thinks* - bentley
Finishing projects is for the birds. Casting on is where it's at.
"Knitting? I guess I'll allow it, but don't push your luck." #nursekitty
"Knitting? I guess I'll allow it, but don't push your luck." #nursekitty
Such handsome kittyface. - RepoRat
Driving 5 blocks to an appointment. See also: oof so tired.
Pippin supervises my morning rest.
Pippin supervises my morning rest.
he is saying "nope, not long enough. rest more! another 3 hours should do it. then eating. then more resting!" - Sir Shuping is just sir
Yeah, he's swung into nurse kitty mode. NO MOVING FOR YOU. - lris from Android
Friday night, backing up and updating all the software. #highlife
When in doubt, completely reorganize your calendar and task list system...
This week brought to you by Dropbox, Evernote, and my mobile devices. I've had only one hour in my office all week.
Happy birthday, Steele Lawman!
Keep on truckin, etc. - Stephen Francoeur
VOTE FOR STEELE TODAY. (and happy birthday!) - Catherine Pellegrino
wait, what is Steele running for? - RepoRat
President of Awesometown. Happy Birthday, buddy! - Rochelle *boom* Hartman
Happy Birthday Steve! - RudĩϐЯaЯïan
Happy birthday! - John (bird whisperer)
Happy birthday! - Marianne
cheers! enjoy your day. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra
Happy birthday, Steve! - Pete
Happy birthday to a legend in his time.. - Steven M. Cohen
Happy Birthday Steve! - Hedgehog
Happy birthday! - Jen
Vote #1 Steele for birthdayness! - Meg VMeg
BIG HUGS - maʀtha
Happy birthday! - LB's never Kippled
Happy Bday - Steve C Team Marina
Happy birthday!!! - Galadriel C. from Android
happy birthday steve! - Sir Shuping is just sir
Happy birthday!!! - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Hope you enjoyed your day :-) - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
YAY FOR ALL CAPS!!!! - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Happy Belated Birthday, Steele - MoTO: #TeamMarina
Many happy (belated) returns - Megan loves summer
Another place for me to extend happy birthday wishes! And you'll have to tell me sometime the story of lurker Steven Fucking Cohen. Love you, Steele. - Mama Lawson
Hi mom! SFC was a pillar of the library blog community back in the day, and very active on FriendFeed in the early times. Now he seems to just pop in a few times a year, just to remind us that he's still out there. In this photo from a million years ago, Steven has his head on my shoulder: - Steele Lawman
That's a great photo. - bentley
Mama Lawson TYPED THE F WORD! I love Mama Lawson. - MoTO: #TeamMarina
Happy belated all caps f'ing birthday, man o'steele - barbara fister from iPhone
*faints while clutching pearls* - lris
Wow. Remember Flickr? - laura x
Oh, Barry, I washed my hands after I typed it. - Mama Lawson
Mom wins again. - Steele Lawman from Android
I love it when Steele gets p0wned by his mom. :D - Catherine Pellegrino
Made it to my polling station with a cool 5 minutes to spare. #whew #lastvoter #whataday
Now time to do some of the work I didn’t have time to do at work today.
Some current favorite foods: mushrooms, cooked carrots, and olives. Can we possibly be related??? #mr3
definitely not related to me. NOPE, okay sure, NOPE. - RepoRat
*wonders if she's related to RR, because she hates mushrooms and olives* - Laura
I'm down with everything but the olives. - laura x from iPhone
My next availability on my calendar is Thursday afternoon. Between now and then, most things overlap with each other. *dies*
Unlike. - kaijsa
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