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It’s a Librarian Thing…

Last week I attended the Oregon Chapter of the Special Libraries Association annual banquet. Since this is my last year as a SLA member (long story; nothing to do with the organization and everything to do with my expenses) I looked at the dinner as the end of a long goodbye. I’ve been in the profession long enough to know these events feature a well-respected speaker with a semi-upbeat topic, something along the lines of “yes we are facing challenges … Read the rest

I left my heart in SF and I all got was dissed

I realize we’re working in the occupational equivalent of a nunnery but we’ve got to be hotter than a concrete column at the Powell St. Muni station:

(photo courtesy of Brian Yaklich and Paul Harris)

Meanwhile, one Metro stop away…the San Francisco Public Library is looking for personal pixs of everyday gay life. Here’s your chance to show the world gay folks have lives in between pride parades and film festivals.… Read the rest

Living with an Evil White Boy

It’s fall: the frost is on the pumpkin, an underage, overexposed celeb enters rehab, and my husband continues to exude evilness.

I try to be patient, to understand the fact this is a condition beyond his control. Looking at the DSM-IV, it appears that he meets four of the five criteria for being a buzz kill. But despite his so-called powerlessness in fighting this condition, there’s no disputing the fact that he’s evil.

Still … Read the rest