"And to this purpose"

"If people like to read their books, it is all very well, but to be at so much trouble in filling great volumes, which, as I used to think, nobody would willingly ever look into, to be labouring only for the torment of little boys and girls, always struck me as a hard fate; and though I know it is all very right and necessary, I have often wondered at the person's courage that could sit down on purpose to do it." (In other words: rambling analyses, opinions, ideas, views, and comments from an English major, Essay/paper-writing enthusiastic, Austen-loving Master Librarian on, well, Jane Austen...and a whole lot of other things, too.)

"Celebrated Passages are Quoted"

Heidi's favorite quotes

"What is it really like to be engaged?" asked Anne curiously. "Well, that all depends on who you're engaged to," answered Diana, with that maddening air of superior wisdom always assumed by those who are engaged over those who are not."— L.M. Montgomery

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Before & After

Before starting my (3rd) day of work at my new desk.

After my (3rd) day of work at my new desk.

And let's not even begin to think about only one teeny, miniscule part of what I have inherited.

Yes. Officially announcing to my Janeite friends and readers:

My new position as the Children's (aka Youth Services) Librarian.

Welcome to my joyful insanity.

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