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About maryjorabe

librarian, science fiction fan and writer

Another great read

Hoping to get back to regular posts soon, I can at least talk about a wonderful middle-grade book that everyone would enjoy. “Ruff-Housed”, the brilliant successor to Susan J. Kroupa’s “Bed-Bugged”, “Out-Sniffed”, “Dognabbed”, and “Bad-Mouthed”, is simply wonderful! Doodle’s humorous … Continue reading

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Two more entertaining books

I still wish I had time for my blog, but since I can’t even squirrel away time for writing letters, e-mails,  or stories, it doesn’t seem realistic to promise that I will be writing much before I finally retire on December 1, … Continue reading

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Rest in peace, Bishop Wolfgang Kirchgässner

Trying to get started on my New Year’s resolutions, among which were taking better care of my blogs, a sad occasion does make me want to find the time to write. Auxiliary Bishop Wolfgang Kirchgässner died on March 25 a … Continue reading

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Two entertaining books

I’m still not able to write the blog I want to write (Inetbib 2013); life keeps getting in the way, one aspect of which was a fantastic writing workshop I attended in Lincoln City, Oregon, about which I also don’t … Continue reading

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I like Pizza Hut

So far I still haven’t had time to work on my blog about the fantastic Inetbib Conference in Berlin, and various practical constraints (promises made that have to be kept) will probably delay it a few more weeks. However, I … Continue reading

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I can’t draw.

I can’t draw. I’m hoping my next blog entry will be about the Inetbib 2013, but last time it took me four months to get my blog about the Inetbib 2010 in Zurich finished, and right now I’m fairly overwhelmed … Continue reading

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Anticipation

It might be an age thing. “Anticipation” first reminds me of the Carole King song and then of the ketchup commercial. But I think anticipation is one of the greatest feelings human beings are privileged to enjoy. You don’t want … Continue reading

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