And the winner is… Slice of Life #sol19

The 2019 ALA Youth Media Awards announcements happened to coincide with the home stretch of a long road trip, which at first confounded me. How could I possibly watch the Livestream, share reactions on Twitter, place holds on library books, order titles from Amazon, AND drive at the same time?? But I was confounded for…

Coffee Shop Soundtrack: Slice of Life #sol19

Most mornings, the first thing I do at the coffee shop is ask the barista to turn down the music. I generally can’t think with music playing in the background. I certainly can’t write. I spent many years trying to be like everyone else and play music while I did homework or studied or fell…