Academia

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Old job, Meet new job: Quality Assurance edition

Let us compare the implementation of QA in my new job, to that of my old job: Internet startup (new...

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Snowed In!

Three feet of snow rolled into town yesterday. Two of them landed on the ground, and the other foot is...

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Help! I’m having a Collections Emergency!

Help! I’m having a Collections Emergency! Today I called someone at work and her voicemail said: “If you are having...

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Troubled patrons?

Crazies 101 My employer is holding a workshop: “Trouble or Troubled: Dealing with Difficult Patrons This workshop will describe the...

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Might as well start smoking…

Charming young men with vacuum cleaners are currently sucking up asbestos that has fallen from our office ceiling. If anyone...

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Pirates of the Bibliotecha

Winter cometh. Rabbit-the-dog gets up early, and lately when I let her out she tiptoes around the frozen yard with...

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Ivy

First, I would like to officially apologize to Peter for talking his friendly Minnesotan ear off at the I.T. thing...

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The second in a paranoid series

Ah ha! I get it! They aren’t looking at me! Let me back up. I work in front of a...

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Some library stories

We were walking around on our lunch break yesterday and found a really big feather. Next to the feather was...

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Ithaca

In my current sleep-deprived state (finding a spider on the ceiling right before bedtime can make for a restless night),...

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