The Tale of Mousie

Happy Friday, dear readers! We have successfully made it to the end of the week. I've made a serious dent in my handwashing, and fingers crossed I'll be able to finish packing away winter things this weekend. In the tidal wave of attention following Stephanie Pearl-McPhee's shoutout, somebody asked about the story of Mousie. That's … Continue reading The Tale of Mousie

Like the Pictures

Did anyone decipher that fuzzy little logo on the wingtip in Tuesday's post? Yes, that's the Aer Lingus logo. Librarians are tricky--they plan conferences with rawther dry titles like Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries...and then tell you that that conference will be in Ireland. I had a paper that needed publishing, and the conference … Continue reading Like the Pictures


Fear not, dear readers, I have neither forgotten nor abandoned you. Mousie, Querido, and I were away for a week. I am going to attempt a reentry into normal life, blogging included, but it's going to be slow going for a few days. Here's a picture to get us started: