Here's some stuff.

Legit, if this blog were some physical stuff, it would be a pile of junk on the floor.

I'm a high school librarian, and I used to library blog as reading (with cats), but I ultimately decided I'd rather just keep it all here. So there's a few months of my library stuff there.

Also I super like Masterpiece.

my read shelf:
Emily's book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf)



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  1. I am so sorry that I have to go finish getting ready now if I’m going to make it to work, because the preview of the next chunk of the news includes footage of a man attempting to do the weather forecast while also wrangling a large dog.

  3. Suzie and I went out in the orchard today.

  5. bitsofmashmallow:

    A hugging octopus necklace that appears ghostly white by day, then wakes at night to glow brilliantly in turquoise and highlighter yellow.

    Click here to see it.

  7. Anyone who’s ever hosted NaNoWriMo write-ins or meetups for teens should totally tell me about how that worked out because my school has a writing initiative going on, so I thought I’d try to run some after school mini-workshops/write-ins next month.

  9. Today: we find out what the good company for doing an e-recycling fundraiser is by creeping on the Facebook photos of our predecessor who will not help us to get the name of the company off a truck in the background of pictures of smiling children.

  11. Make my parents stop calling our dog’s harness a “manssiere.”

  13. Well here’s what happened to the yearbook crew today.

  15. 13,479 plays
    George Harrison
    Got My Mind Set on You
    Cloud Nine


    George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You

  17. Last year, a book club meeting was a victory if more than 2 kids turned up and they talked about the book at all. 

    First meeting of this year: 7 kids, 6 of whom had finished the book, talking about The Boy in the Striped Pajamas for a solid 45 minutes with minimal prompting and then transitioning on their own into making modern-day connections about systemic prejudice and bystanders in Ferguson.

    I don’t know what’s different, because they’re almost all kids from last year’s rotating cast, but I’m so optimistic for this year’s club, if not for this country.

  19. Monday was the first time I’ve been to the aquarium and ever seen the octopus doing anything but hiding in the corner!

    Monday was the first time I’ve been to the aquarium and ever seen the octopus doing anything but hiding in the corner!