September 2020 Update

I think my big news for September is actually about October. I found out that there will be a Philadelphia Film Festival this year which has been great for my mood. Although it will be mostly virtual (and, actually, entirely … Continued

August 2020 Update

August continued the pandemic trend of quiet months. Although some restrictions in Philadelphia have been lifted, we are erring on the side of caution and still staying in as much as possible. Outdoor dining has been permitted at restaurants for … Continued

July 2020 Update

July was a pretty quiet month. After a few somewhat chaotic months, it was a welcome break. We’re resigned to the fact that we’ll be self-isolating for the foreseeable future and have settled into some nice simple routines. It’s also … Continued

June 2020 Update

I had delayed posting my May 2020 Update because of so much happening in the world so it feels like I just did an update. Things are, of course, still happening in the world, but keeping up with my personal … Continued

February 2020 Update

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Like January, February was a fairly quiet month. Neither Holly nor I are big fans of winter so we’re usually content with not doing much. We did have a couple of nice weather days that hinted at spring to come, … Continued

January 2020 Update

January was a fairly quiet month. The most notable event was that the American Library Association’s Midwinter Conference was here in Philadelphia. I didn’t attend because I’m not actively involved in any groups right now, but it did give us … Continued

December 2019 Update

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After a couple of rough Decembers, this year was the more typical fun and busy month. We celebrated Holly’s birthday in what has become a tradition for us: in addition to going out to a nice dinner, we also cook … Continued