The mistakes of culling books

Like a good, and perhaps claustrophobic, librarian, I worked to cull my bookshelves.  The goal was to tidy, straighten and organize, to make them look like something a set designer from a decorating magazine would appreciate. Books had accumulated like the flakes of...

Blogging is hard work

I know it’s the second week of the year, a time of resolutions, hopes and false promises.  I know it’s a time when I am supposed to have renewed energy and a renewed commitment to keeping up blog posts, but darn it, it’s hard work. Mostly, it’s hard work because my...