What day is it?! This past year has been a unique year. We had to navigate a pandemic which led to my professional world and my personal world coming together. Being a parent and working from home was so tough. So I had to figure out a balance that made sense for me. At first,… Continue reading 2020 Reflections & 2021 Intentions
Becoming by Michelle Obama is this Monday’s Must-Read book selection. I was so excited to get to know our first Black first lady of the United States. “Now I think it’s one of the most useless questions an adult can ask a child—What do you want to be when you grow up? As if growing… Continue reading Must Read Monday 01.04.21
I want to say thank you Chelsea Misquith for leading other librarians to write a letter of support for 5 Black Librarians. I appreciate your time and energy. If you haven’t seen the letter, here it is, An Open Call for JMLA and Medical Librarianship to Support Black Colleagues When I saw the letter circulating… Continue reading Thank you for the support!
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. Maya Angelou It has been some time since I have written on my blog. Most of my time has been spent writing so that my written work can be in a journal and/or a book. As a tenure track faculty, I have to… Continue reading When publishing goes wrong
Photo by Kelly Lacy on Pexels.com The next Must Read Monday pick is How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide by Crystal Marie Fleming. This book challenged me and encouraged me. I appreciated Crystal’s unapologetic writing style. For instance, she wrote, “We are surrounded by racial stupidity.… Continue reading Must Read Monday 10/5/20