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I read this article and thought, “Yes – THIS makes sense.”

How Netflix Reinvented HR: http://hbr.org/2014/01/how-netflix-reinvented-hr/ar/1 I really like Netflix’ approach…here is Harvard Business Review’s “Executive Summary” of the article (my comments in parentheses): Hire, reward, and tolerate only fully formed adults. Ask workers to rely on logic and common sense … Continue reading

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October = Teen Read Month

I love that YALSA devotes an entire month to Teen Reading – it offers a great opportunity for going to schools and discussing book titles as well as some great homework help services offered by libraries (like Brainfuse’s daily one-on-one … Continue reading

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“SYLO” by D. J. MacHale: Military Sci-Fi Thriller series

SYLO by D.J. MacHale; pub date July 2, 2013; ISBN 9781595146656 “It was a perfect night for a football game. And for death.” Pemberwick Island is a idyllic place to live, and the big Friday night entertainment draw for this … Continue reading

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My website is up!

Well, even though I had never written XHTML code before, I have successfully completed the "Build A Simple Website"…and it may be simple, but I am pleased with it. I might play around with Expression 3, if we’re allowed to … Continue reading

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Talking about ORE Ohio Reference Excellence on the Web, web based training for Reference Service from Ohio Library

A great site to practice Reference Interview skills, with thanks to April S!

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Maybe this year…..

So we did get some tomatoes out of the greenhouse, and one sugar pumpkin.  The black kale was going great until the deer ate them down to nubs  (it was too warm to keep them in the greenhouse).  I was … Continue reading

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#20 Reflections

Looking over the "20 Things" initially, I was surprised to recognize I was already quite computer savvy.    My husband and I have IM’d for years from different rooms in the house.  It’s much better than yelling back and forth, "What did … Continue reading

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