Next week… well really this week now

April 15th, 2007 by cathy

Wednesday is my 28th birthday! How special am I?

I visited the parental units yesterday, so they gave me my present early. They gave me the special 25th anniversary edition DVD of the Last Unicorn. I’m already on my second viewing… of course I’m not following it very clearly… I’m trying to prepare books for a book list committee I’m on. They also gave me some pac-man socks, which I’ll have to find a cute outfit for. Maybe I’ll save them for the trip I’m going on at the end of the week. Jenny gave me a DVD to help in teaching me how to play the ukulele. I fallen behind in my practicing, but I want to get back into it.

Yesterday we also visited people in Fairport that have an old upright piano from 1918 we are going to get for FREE! Some of the keys are broken and we’ll have to find a way to get it into the house, but its free! The guy played it for us, and it has a beautiful sound. While we were there, we met their two daughters, and I was such a librarian nerd. I started talking to them about some books that they should get out of the library. Of course I told them that they should read, Catalina Magdelina Hoopensteiner Wallendiner Hogan Logan Bogan is Her Name. Of course I had to show off my mad librarian skills and I told them to talk to Ms. B from Fairport and make sure she got them the book.

Thursday – Saturday I get to go to the YSS spring conference, or for those not in the know, the Youth Services Section of New York Library Association spring conference. I won a scholarship to go, which makes me very happy, since money’s been so tight the past couple of months. Plus, I get to go with Jenny! Yippee!

The conference is in White Plains, which is a little over 5 hours away. Fun times… especially since I’m going to be driving my car because it has:

1) less miles
2) a navigation system
3) sirius satellite radio
Unfortunately, it’s also a stick shift, which I love driving. However Jenny doesn’t know how to drive stick, so I’m driving the whole thing. poop.

6 Responses to “Next week… well really this week now”

  1. Olivia Says:

    Happy Birthday! A little early, but I didn’t want to forget! 🙂

  2. cathy Says:

    Thanks so much!
    I hope you’re going to the conference! Maybe we can do lunch/dinner?

  3. adrienne Says:

    You’ll have to be sure to report back on the conference. 🙂 Happy and safe travels!

    I’m totally looking forward to our new committee meeting on the 25th at the L&B, incidentally. How cool is that for a meeting place???

  4. cathy Says:

    Love it!
    I can’t wait until the meeting so that I can talk with like-minded people.
    Definitely expect a report on the conference. I’m especially looking forward to the program on image.

  5. Robin Says:

    Happy, Happy Birthday!!! I hope it was fabulous. Have a great time on your road trip and thanks for taking such good care of us last week. As a side note to your son….I can’t hear a clock now without saying “tick, tock”,so thanks for that 🙂

  6. Pat Says:

    Happy Belated Birthday! Catching up on blog reading and see that I missed the big day. I hope it was great. Have a wonderful time in White Plains–schedule conflicts kept me away this year. Boo Hoo since it’s really close to where Kristen is in Roscoe. We’ll be waiting for a report on the Conference.

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