Professional growth: On moving on

This past semester was a whirlwind of change and sadness and joy. In August, I accepted a new position as the Student Outreach Librarian at Paul Smith’s College nestled in the Adirondacks of upstate New York. I have to say that it has got to be the most beautiful campus on earth. I can see […]

Backyard chickens: How to know they’re right for you

If you’re anything like me, you have a pretty healthy obsession and you’ve already done a ton of research deciding whether you should take the plunge on backyard chicken-ing. I mean, I’m a librarian, so I’m excepted to do research and this weekend, I got to participate in some fieldwork of sorts by chicken-sitting for […]

Haenn Family Visit

New babies bring family visits, and luckily this weekend we got to host Jason’s side of the family– finally! Wren was chipper as ever and loved meeting her little cousins, while Ava was thrilled to play mini-hostess. Everyone (i.e. Jason’s twin brother, sister-in-law, 2 nephews, niece, dad, and dad’s girl friend) rolled in Friday night to […]

High Five for Friday

Woohoo–It’s finally Friday, and I feel like I’ve had a really productive week, which is going to make this weekend that much sweeter. Here’s a look at some of my top moments this week: 1. Jason’s family is coming to visit us from Pennsylvania TODAY! We’ve been living in Texas now for 2 years, and this […]