“Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.”
—Daniel 5:27

It’s dangerous to go alone. We can’t do everything ourselves. I don’t deal directly with server back ups, for example, no sooner than does our Business Officer store the money for my library’s budget in dollar bills under…

“No, no, mix them all up. I’m sick of state’s rights.”
—George Henry Thomas, to a chaplain inquiring with the Union Major General about arranging the graves at Chattanooga National Cemetery by home states

My daughter’s at the point in the process of applying to colleges when we’re finding out…

“Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.”
—Robert J. Hanlon

There’s a point at which special effects, robotics, and the like advance beyond what is obviously a clumsy attempt at mimicking for example the appearance and mannerisms of a live human to become a good enough…

“You don’t grasp the beauty of the destruction of words.”
—Syme in 1984

Whether or not the Electoral College and the United States Senate were designed to placate those in slave states, it’s difficult to look at the de facto malapportionment of power in our democracy these days and wonder…

CURLY: One thing, just one thing. You stick to that and everything else don’t mean shit.
MITCH: That’s great, but what’s the one thing?
CURLY: That’s what you’ve gotta figure out.
City Slickers

One’s core beliefs are never quite the same as other people’s. At the very least, your “pursuit…

John Hubbard

Librarian at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

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