“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” ~ Nora Ephron Over the past two days I had the chance to see many of my beloved colleagues from my days at the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). The always completely delightful Gina Costello (above) was the last NDNPer I ran into, but we made up for lost time with a nice chat before the last
“And here you are living despite it all.” ~ Rupi Kaur I’d like you to meet my long-time friends Sue Kellerman and Karen Estlund. I’ve known Sue for nearly as long as I’ve been at UK. She’s one of America’s top preservation librarians, and she’s been involved with IFLA for as long as I’ve known her. She very wisely recruited Karen to work with her at Penn State.
“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” ~ Hermann Hesse Karen Estlund suggested we take a snap of me to photoshop into the cool kids pic. Before we left Charlotte, Eric Weig snapped a couple. Hangin’ with the cool kids is pretty funny. Everybody do jazz hands!
“Kindness makes you the most beautiful person in the world no matter what you look like.” ~ Unknown I spent my day hangin’ with cool kids Karen Estlund (Oregon), Shawn Schollmeyer (Washington), Eric Weig (Kentucky) and Brian Geiger (California). We were part of a larger meeting concerning the preservation and access of news. This is a very complex archival issue, and it’s one that will always be engaging for