Guest Blog: Local author, Tyler Cook, reflects on Macon County Public Library’s Read Local Book Fair

As I reflect on the fifth annual Read Local Book Fair in Franklin, I can’t help but feel excitement, as if I’m attending it for the first time.  Each year brings a new experience, and a new group of customers gets to experience a new book, whether they buy mine or someone else’s.  For us … Continue reading Guest Blog: Local author, Tyler Cook, reflects on Macon County Public Library’s Read Local Book Fair

Calling all Nerds! – Healthy Escapism 101

I am a proud, card-carrying nerd.  While I am not a stereotype, I enjoy and appreciate all things geek (I do, after all, work in a library).  Over the years, my inner geek has taken a back seat to jobs, school, moves, and financial constraints, however, the geek is and will always be around, waiting … Continue reading Calling all Nerds! – Healthy Escapism 101

My Dog Hates Fireworks (What Dog Loves Fireworks?)

While I wait in earnest anticipation for grilled goods and cold beverages each Fourth of July, I dread the fireworks.   Don’t get me wrong, they’re gorgeous and all, they are known for being symbolic of the “guns” and “bonfires” of the American Revolutionary War,  and, when Independence Day does roll around, I am able to … Continue reading My Dog Hates Fireworks (What Dog Loves Fireworks?)