90210 – Review

Last night marked the return of 90210 to television.  I was a big fan of the original and was happy to return to the zip code. What I liked:  The parents and teachers look to be playing a bigger role this time around.   I think that bodes well for the show and will allow broader…

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What to Watch

Here is my first impression of the fall’s TV slate.  Will be altered once I see the new shows.   Sunday: watch Amazing Race, Desperate Housewives, a show Tivoed the week before Monday:  watch Sarah Conner Chronicles, Chuck after recording and My Own Worst Enemy, record How I Met Your Mother and Big Bang Theory…

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The Young and Unreachable?

I recently started getting a little more involved in planning book clubs and other activities for adults at the library. Howard County Library has a great children’s department and our classes are filled easily the day registration begins. We also do a very good job of reaching teens. Our adult classes, book clubs, etc do…

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Stuck in the Middle

Election season is here and once again I find myself the man without a party. The democrats in my life(including my wife) all think I’m a crazy right-winger. The crazy right-wingers(my brother) think I’m a left-wing nut. There are many parts of the platforms of both parties with which I agree. There are many parts…

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Can’t touch this

Just a short note about a reminder I had this weekend of why words matter and the importance of using terminology people outside your “business” understand. My pastor commented in his sermon on our mission to touch the community.   I work with the youth group.  I’m not sure it is a good idea for me…

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Why I am in jail

I was tagged by Beth Tribe to expand on a FriendFeed  thread about how we ended up in libraries.  So, here’s my story: I’ve always loved reading and that likely explains why I like libraries, but has little to do with why I am here.  I decided when I was in 6th grade that I…

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