Scratch it off the bucket list, I rode a mechanical bull last night at Johnny Utah’s. Who knew this place existed? My dear friend, Jenn, accompanied me… we both rode the bull, but she was smart enough to record me making a fool of myself. 🙂 Check out the video below for good laughs, and… Read More Foolish Attempt @ Mechanical Bull Riding
It is already May 3rd. The first four months of 2013 went by entirely too fast! I figured I’d do an update on my bucket list: https://mstinamarie.wordpress.com/2013/02/05/first-annual-bucket-list/ I completed one of my items… I have tried six new whiskeys, totally low balled on that! I’m just getting started. Here’s a pic of three of them on Instagram. … Read More Bucket List Checkpoint!
I’m running for the Leadership Development Director position of the American Library Association’s New Members Roundtable (ALA NMRT) Executive Board. I am going to use this post to tell you why… you may have already seen my candidate video here. Also, the Asian Pacific American Library Association (APALA) did a member highlight on me this… Read More Getting into Library Politics aka Why I’m running for a ALA NMRT Board Position.
In the summer of 2011, I decided to reach out to activist poets about their thoughts on community involvement in libraries. I pitched the idea around and nothing came of it. But, in the 21st century, everyone has a blog and voice, so here it goes… I couldn’t just let it die. If only my… Read More Empowerment through Libraries
I always wanted to do a bucket list for the year, so here’s the first annual bucket list… I will keep it manageable… 10 things I want to do before the year ends. December 31 or bust! 1. Lose at least 25 lbs. The more the better. 2. Visit a different museum every month, and then… Read More First Annual Bucket List
Happy New Year! Damn, it’s almost been a year since I updated my blog. I have no excuses. I didn’t even do a blog or two about conferences. That’s usually a staple. But, I’m back. 🙂 The last post talked about travel. I didn’t really do much of it. I need some stamps for my… Read More Oops!
So last year, my new year’s resolution was to get more culture in my life. I’m pretty satisfied with my results. I saw some plays (on and off Broadway), went to a few museum exhibitions and concerts, participated in live action theater, took salsa lessons and attempted to teach myself Spanish (I’m still working on… Read More travel bug