What I had planned to write about this month: something about growing into the early-twilight stage of my career, or how to prioritize/plan for collection development.
What I ended up writing: nothing. I’m sure this is not a surprise to anyone living the 2020 back-to-school experience.
So here, in the spirit of Oprah, are some things I know for sure:
It is SO much better being on campus than online.
I am enormously grateful for the PD communities that have kept me afloat since the world went sideways. AISL is a significant part of my library life. I LOVE that I have people I consider close colleagues spread across much of this crazy continent we call home, people I lean on as much as I do those I work with in person.
Ensuring that everyone is masked and physically distant is a challenge indeed.
I don’t want to get sick. I don’t want to make my family sick. I don’t want to be online again.
This hard. And I know that we can do hard stuff. But still.
Thinking of you all and counting the days until #DC2022,