MLIS @ LSU

I should have linked to this before, but I didn’t think of it. The LSU library and information science program is under threat of closure due to budget cuts. I wrote a letter in to the Advocate in support of the program. It actually got published.

Teaching Evaluations

I got my teaching evaluations back yesterday. I have been thinking lately about faculty reviews and teaching evaluations because they are such an issue at school lately. Our student ratings are incorporated in our annual reviews, so the numbers count in our overall annual evaluation by the school administration. Now, on the one hand, this doesn’t actually mean much since…

My Signature

I lost my social security card recently and I was very bummed about it. Even though I could get a new card, my old card was my original and it had my signature from when I was thirteen years old. I got sort of sentimental about it. Luckily I found it the other day cleaning out my desk drawer. I…

Summer Goals 2010

Believe it or not I’m a good week and a half into the summer and I feel like time is flying by. I don’t like that. Finally yesterday I sat down and set out my goals and I think I have entirely too much to do. Hopefully I can make a dent in these. 1. Disney, Disney, Disney. I’m working…

Allie Beckstrom is My Hero

Paranormal fiction and urban fantasy books are plentiful these days and a large portion of them are vapid. There are exceptions, of course, as with any genre, but on the whole, the works of Laurell K. Hamilton and Stephanie Meyers are representative of “teh stupid” that is paranormal fiction. Shows such as Buffy, Charmed, and So Weird made common the…

Status

Done!!!

The semester is over. It’s been the semester from hell. I am going to sleep for a couple of days and then I will be back full force! I expect a busy and productive summer.

End of the Semester Fry

I’m so fried right now that I’m staring at my monitor and doing nothing. Not even Facebooking or deleting old email. This is a sign of my state of mind. I have probably 200 emails in my home account, read but not dealt with or deleted, which violates one of the most basic rules of time management — read it…