NaBloPoMo Day 4: Hope glimmering

It was about 4:15 on a Wednesday afternoon when my former department colleague stopped by my office to ask if I’d heard the news. It seems that daily campus email had announced that our dean was no longer our dean and had been replaced by someone else. It hasn’t been uncommon in the past for…

NaBloPoMo Day 2: The new job

In July, I learned that I’d been selected for a new position in our library, in the technical services department. I was excited about the opportunity because thus far, I’ve been in two different positions under the umbrella of user access services. The new job is a step up and comes with a raise. BONUS!…

Cabin Fever

Went out last night with friends, including Kimmer, who is town for a wedding. It’s been a baaaaad couple of weeks at work. One of my classes this semester is in library administration and management. Probably a bad time to be taking the class, because now I’m viewing everything that’s happening within our own library…

So, here we are at the end of week two. One could argue that due to the holiday, we have yet to experience the first FULL week of classes. I would have to disagree, seeing as I had an assignment due on Labor Day. There’s no such thing as a holiday weekend when you’re taking…

Thoughts on Week One

(Which is really only a partialĀ  week, since the semester didn’t start until Wednesday. But whatever.) As usual, I am taking two classes. One is database design, the other covers a variety of productivity software applications. The former class was opened up well before the first day of classes, meaning that we could log in…

Calm before the storm

The Boyfriend went to a hockey game this evening. He seemed reluctant to go, but I made him. He went with a guy from work. The game is at our new arena downtown and I thought it would be good for him to check out. He asked if I wanted to go, but this week…