I just logged in to Twitch.tv to watch people play Magic: the Gathering. On the home page was a guy playing poker. "Poker?" I thought; "What kind of nerd watches people stream poker?" #lackofselfawareness
A guy I play Magic with works in victim advocacy. We were out for dinner at the Magic tournament in Denver this week. I said, "At library conventions, I play 'spot the librarian' when I'm out and about. We can play 'spot the Magic player.'" He said, "I often do the same, except for felons."
Day eleven of winter break. To a man, the crew suffers from ennui and torpor. We gave our last fuck days ago, and cling to our faith that Break is superior to Work or School. At night, the ice weasels come.
An alumna wants to talk to me about librarianship as a career. She wants to know about "the nature of your interaction with books and the literary community." Should I tell her the truth, that lately it's mostly throwing them away?
Remember, kids; when a student comes in and says "my professor recommended I read an article in [publication] by [author] about [subject], that they read [time period] ago," at least one of those variables is certain to be incorrect.