Being Pop Culture Ignorant Is Not Cool

I once did a presentation at a professional conference about pop culture for librarians. I was prompted to do this presentation after I mentioned Bruno Mars to several people in the profession and they had no idea who he was. This was back…

An Introduction to Me

I thought since I am writing more on Medium and people are starting to follow me I should introduce myself.

I am a semi-retired librarian. I worked for the same library system for over 25 years. I spent 19 of those years running the library in…

On Leadership

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I went to a conference one fall and one of the things that really stood out to me was a quote that I, being old, can’t remember exactly. The basic premise of the quote is that you should not take a leadership position if you want to be…

6 Things I’ve Learned in One Month of Medium

Technically, I’ve been on Medium longer than a month, but it was only then that I started doing more than just importing posts from my WordPress blog. Here are some things I have discovered in that month.

Followers Do Not Equal…

I’m Cuckoo For Cocoa Puffs

This is the story of the recipe for the dessert I used to make for many work and social events back when I went to work and had a social life.

I am in a book club with friends. Or I used to be in…

Alan Simpson

I am a semi-retired former librarian who writes about a variety of topics. I review TV shows. I review books. I write about what is happening around us.

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