Le Diary LL
Just want to wish everyone happy holidays out there in LibraryLand and beyond. I’ll be celebrating by hosting a dinner for select friends (i.e., the ones who broke down after several days of my wheedling). To commemorate the occasion, I’ll recreate the observation my mother made at the beginning of every holiday meal during my childhood:
Cook all day–gone, ten minutes!
Joyeux Noël, everyone–… Read the rest
Okay; it’s cranky-pants time. And it’s about something that’s been bugging me for quite some time: the use or (more accurately) the misuse of my material.
Now it’s one thing to use the “Lipstick Librarian” moniker in one’s personal site–do a search using the phrase in Myspace and you’ll see what I mean. I’ve pretty much resigned myself to that. Heck; I even find it somewhat flattering.
But when someone decides to entitle their blog by using a very … Read the rest
Great. When I was sportin’ it not too many years ago, it was known by a different name: dork. And it wasn’t one that attracted a whole lot of favorable male attention, or any attention at all. Now it’s a de rigueur look of Hipster Nation.
Why do I bring this up? Because it’s the perfect illustration … Read the rest