Friday, October 14, 2011
You know, sometimes we as librarians and teachers are not validated for all that we do. And then there are those moments that just mean the world---when a student or teacher lets you know just how special and important the job of a librarian really is to them. How important books are to them. How important YOU are to them.
I just had one of those moments.
I booktalked Brenda A. Ferber's book Julia's Kitchen to her class last week. She read it and loved it (as I knew she would!) and then took the time to actually BAKE a treat and wrap it up with care to deliver especially to me.
Oh, what a beautiful morning! Oh, what a beautiful day!
Heavens, this made me happy!
Read on, gentle readers. Read on.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Okay, I'll admit it...I'm absolutely ga-ga over my new shoes.
I first heard about them on one of my librarian list-serves (which for some odd reason right now I can READ but not POST on---but that's another story) in a thread on comfy but cute shoes.
I was intrigued, but not convinced. Until now....
Can you say A-MAZING!
Now 1 pair just wasn't enough, so I bought two.
That isn't going to be the end of it, though. No, now I want
You gotta try them for yourself---believe me, you will be hooked! My feet are thanking me everyday.