Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. -- Mark Twain
more soon...? Until then, an update on the PLF, from Michelle Francis at Ohio Library Council:
"RE: PLF CHANGES IN
STATE BUDGET BILL
the House Finance Committee accepted a substitute version of HB 64, the state's
biennial budget bill. The House's version of the bill includes a provision
increasing the PLF from 1.66% to 1.7%. In addition, the substitute bill makes
numerous changes to the governor's tax reform proposal. The substitute bill
contains more than 3,000 pages. We will send out additional information and
talking points once we have an opportunity to review all of the changes.
definitely a step forward, but we still have a long way to go in the overall
budget process. The House hopes to finish their work next week after additional
hearings and amendments. Then, the bill will move to the Senate for
will be the primary focus of our advocacy efforts on Legislative Day on April
Every time we try to identify God, we are sure to identify what he is —
what she is certainly not. And the genius of God to dwell where we would
least likely look, within the depths of our own being, our own
shallowness, our own darkness, our own humanity. --Martin Sheen
My friend Pamerama was kind enough to share this great, On Being, podcast interview of Martin Sheen. I chose to read the podcast interview transcript instead, to I might better process Sheen's statements.
I too am Catholic, but you don't need to be to enjoy. Sheen examines his return journey to faith and spirituality, and it's just wonderful.
A great read before New Years revelry.
Happiest New Years' Eve to you and yours! Be safe, be merry, be young tonight!
If you need to be reminded why you became a Librarian, or why libraries are amazing places, and still so relevant in the 21st century, watch this and be inspired.
“If you are a dreamer come in If you are a dreamer a wisher a liar A hoper a pray-er a magic-bean-buyer If youre a pretender com sit by my fire For we have some flax golden tales to spin Come in! Come in!” --Shel Silverstein
Come and support Gould Farm (the oldest therapeutic community in the United States), as they embark on their 5k Running for Recovery! Can't make it?! You can still support them, just check out the above link.