Read On! Retellings

When Life feels out of control or unpredictable, rereading favorite books is a source of comfort to me. It feels like old friends settling in for a nice, long visit. Afterward, I feel recharged and better able to face the unpredictability of the real world. Recently, I discovered that retellings offer similar comfort. With retellings, […]

Read On! Spotting Lies in Information

We do a lot of research during family conversations at my house. Having correct information on a subject helps ensure we all start from the same place of knowledge and understanding. The internet can be a treacherous place because there’s an avalanche of information ready to come crashing down after a single search. We all […]

Read On! Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!  When compared to other years, our numbers for 2020 are down significantly. I’m not particularly concerned by this downturn – 2020 doesn’t really compare to any other years, after all – but I am anxious to see our statistics climb back up.   In 2020, we checked out almost 28,000 items (down about […]

Read On! Covid Times Are Strange Times

For the first time last month, our physical and digital checkout statistics were less than 200 items apart. It looks like October will have similar numbers to report. In normal times, our physical checkouts are about double what our digital checkouts are, but COVID-times are strange times. In fact, all of the statistics we normally […]