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Just an April note

I am still here. The words remain. Did not want you to think I wasn’t. There is some personal stuff at http://girasole.livejournal.com/ if you want to read that.

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,100 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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from a poem by …

from a poem by Visar Zhiti: Seize Bolts of lightning from the sky And plant them in fields of life. They will grow like tender sprouts of fire. Charge somber thoughts With unexpected flash, You, my lightning in the soil! … Continue reading

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Lightning and stars

It’s not a battle. It’s a journey lit and fueled by lightning, then illuminated by stars.

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“The books that…

“The books that we give to children, that are written for children, say profound things about how we view ourselves as people, how we see our place in the world, how we construct time and space. The deepest underlying matrix … Continue reading

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Giles: Hero Librarian

Rupert Giles and Search Tools for Wisdom in Buffy the Vampire Slayer first published in 1999 I am not alone in the belief that the appearance of school librarian Rupert Giles on television’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer has done more … Continue reading

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Words Are All We Have: A Very Brief Disquisition on Librarians, Technology, Access, Feminism, and The Truths of Things

American Theological Library Association Plenary Speaker presentation, June 23, 2001 Words Are All We Have: A Very Brief Disquisition on Librarians, Technology, Access, Feminism, and The Truths of Things Some wise person has said — I may have said it … Continue reading

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London and other places in England 2002

London and other places in England, July 22-August 7, 2002 ©2002 GraceAnne A. DeCandido It was a trip of glories indeed. I find London an extremely congenial city. It has an intensity and energy, like New York, though of course … Continue reading

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Susan Cooper’s The Shortest Day

the great Susan Cooper reads her poem/prayer The Shortest Day, which she wrote for The Christmas Revels.

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You Say You Want a Resolution

You Say You Want A Resolution With apologies to the Beatles. For the American Library Association Council, June 1999   A Day In The Life: Think of writing a resolution as an arrow: it has to have a point, and … Continue reading

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