Archive for the 'About this Weblog' Category

Someone Who Speaks to an Inner Hero

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Here’s someone who speaks to an inner hero. Well, it is a week to honor heroes, no … ? Thanks, BCJ!

New Category: Job Search

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

I’ve heard and read lots of pros and cons about blogging while searching for a job. I decided I’m going to do it. I’m tired of feeling like I can’t or shouldn’t share various resources or knowledge I come across while searching, learning about the job search process, or reading various online job groups. I’m […]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Wishing j and her family, the other Scratchpad contributors and the Scratchpad readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Posted by Rich

How I Spent My Summer Vacation, er, Internship

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

So, uh, for the longest time, I’ve been trying to decide how to write about my cool summer job, especially without it sounding like a sales pitch. I still haven’t really figured out how to do that, but lots of other folks have been writing quite a bit lately, so I’m just going to point […]

What Information Was, David Weinberger, 11/10, 12:30 pm ET

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Tuesday’s (11/10) Berkman Center for Internet & Society Luncheon Series features David Weinberger on What Information Was. “It’s puzzling that even though we named an age after information, very few people can tell you what information is. And the ones with the clearest answers are often defining information in the technical sense, which is not […]

LJ Webcast on Integrated Library Systems Tuesday June 16 2 pm

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Library Journal is holding a free webcast called Consider the Source – The Integrated Library System Marketplace on Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 2 pm: When it comes to selecting an Integrated Library System (ILS), there are many factors to be considered with respect to both commercial and open source solutions. Customer support, third party […]

Spring Cleaning and Blogs

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Garrett suggests doing some spring cleaning on blogs, particularly those running WordPress. I’d be a lot more inclined to follow some of the suggestions, like updating software and going through old posts, had I access to the server and had this blog far fewer than 5,000+ posts.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I am thankful for all the sharing that has been happening because of weblogs. I’ve learned so much and made so many connections through blogging. Thanks! Now it’s time for me to be thankful for my time away from computers! Yay! =)

Campaign for Talking about Death and Last Wishes

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

This off-the-topic post is rather grim for Thanksgiving. If you want a cheery post for the day, don’t read this one. This holiday season, some people are campaigning for a discussion about death and last wishes via blogs. I have decided to participate because I am always surprised at how few people have thought about […]

My Halloween Costume

Friday, October 31st, 2008

I thought some of you might want to know what my Halloween costume is. After all, on the Internet, no one knows you’re a cat. Um … consider this an early Blogacatmas present!