Author Archives: Tricia Ransom

About Tricia Ransom

Patricia Ransom: wife, daughter, friend. Learning, laughing, living. Chicago, Illinois, downstate. Townie, urbanite, traveller. Note: The opinions expressed on this blog belong solely to me and should not be assumed to reflect the opinions of any of my employers past, current, or future.

A Library Is A Cathedral

In my mind, libraries are, in their own way, cathedrals. They are monuments to higher ideals of learning, sharing, knowledge, inspiration, imagination, community, and growth. Libraries are where people go to hope and search for a new way of thinking. … Continue reading

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Another Year, Another Shiny Toy

  I’ve been in this field many more years than I’m willing to admit. And each year something is the NEXT BIG THING. You know – total disruption. And every year, I sit and wait. And wait. Truth is, there … Continue reading

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Choose Your Boss Wisely

When my most wonderful Jimmy was diagnosed with diabetes and sent home with his blood sugar over 600 – a mere one week after our 1st anniversary – I told my project manager Jennifer Elmashni that I might be in … Continue reading

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What Is Your Passion Project?

A friend of mine on twitter (the wonderful and amazing Myra) asked a group of us this question: Hey peeps! What’s a passion project you would love to work on & why? #MyraMonday @caranorth11 @bethanybovard @eGeeking @snapsynapse @simmons_m @KristenLearning @britz … Continue reading

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Couldn’t Have Said It Better Than This

Learning is an active choice of the learner, not you. Here is the original tweet by @arunzpradhan:

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