what has anna been up to lately?

You may be wondering why all of a sudden this blog got rather quiet. Or not. In any case, I’m going to tell you if you decide to keep on reading this entry.

You may be wondering why all of a sudden this blog got rather quiet. Or not. In any case, I’m going to tell you if you decide to keep on reading this entry. I have wanted to write this entry for three weeks, but since it’s a long story, I haven’t had the time to do so (or the energy when I had the time). Most likely, by the time I actually get to writing it out, it will be much shorter than all of the mental versions of the story and then I’ll feel silly for not having written it already. Speaking of which…

I have a new job at Central Washington University that starts September 7th!!!!

Oh, there I went and gave away the ending. Silly me.

This whole thing came about rather quickly and unexpectedly, and I am still having trouble adjusting to the idea (and the work) of moving across the country to a place I have never lived and where I know virtually no-one. If you told me a year ago that I would be leaving Kentucky for the Pacific Northwest I would have laughed in your face. Heck, if you told me that six months ago, I would have done the same. Lucky for you that you are not a gabby psychic.

Last spring, some friends in Oregon told me about the job opening for the Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian at CWU and encouraged me to apply for it. I did so, but with the expectation that I would never hear from them and that would be the end of it. I was wrong. They not only wanted me for the position, they also made me an offer I couldn

6 thoughts on “what has anna been up to lately?”

  1. saw your comment on librarian in black, and would love to ask you some “techie” questions, namely in how your site is set up.

    i don’t exactly understand this RSS feed whatnot. Could you email me at your leisure and let me know how I can make some clever changes?

    Matthew

  2. Hey that’s great! CWU is a really interesting place to be a librarian since it has all those weird little outpost CWUs in Seattle and elsewhere. If you need any PacNW advice that isn’t Ellensburg specific [I lived in Seattle for a decade] please drop me a line.

  3. Thanks, Jessamyn! I’ll probably contact you after I get settled in. For now, I don’t even know what questions to ask.

  4. Meant to mention in my other comment and got distracted (the peril of surfing at work):

    Didn’t realize you were in Richmond; had assumed you were in Lex. I went to Model and am familiar with good ol’ Crabbe (is it still called that?). One of my second – or possibly third – cousins used to work there; I think she’s retired now. Anyway, I had no idea there was another blogger in little ol’ Richmond.

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