Read On! Beginnings

The new year is upon us! If you’re like most people, the new year is a time of new beginnings. A time when we wipe the slate clean. A time when we decide/resolve to try new things, hone your skills, and improve your life. Lucky for you, your library can make achieving these goals easier […]

Read On! Organizing a Personal Library

Photo by Iñaki del Olmo on Unsplash I get asked a lot about the best ways to organize a personal library. To be honest, there is no right or wrong way as long as the way you’ve chosen to organize your library works for you. Even if what works for you is to organize by size and color. […]

Read On! Fitness & Food

This year is going so quickly! Here we are in May. If you’re like many, May means the sudden realization that summer is coming. And summer coming means reevaluating that hastily made New Year’s resolution. You know the one. How’s it going? Yep. Me too. If you want to reinvigorate a long-term goal of getting […]

Not your Grandma’s Poetry

when death comes like an iceberg between the shoulder blades I want to step through the door full of curiosity, wondering: what is it going to be like, that cottage of darkness? So begins a poem in Mary Oliver’s New And Selected Poems, volume 1, one  that ends with the determined line, I don’t want […]