Objectively, I have one of the best jobs that exists in the real world. That doesn't mean, however, that there aren't times when I just feel like, "I'm OVER IT!!!" 'Tis the season for me to be OVER IT!!! Construction has made the big building with lots of books where I work into a freakin' hallway where, literally, HUNDREDS of young people end up passing through each period of every day. Construction has also taken away many of the places around campus where our young people normally hang so they have no choice but to sit at tables just outside of the doors to the big building with lots of books and scream at each other in the way that middle school aged young people do.
I think my head is going to implode unless I get some relief from this situation soon. A new big building that will house our many books is being built and when it is done the current big building is gonna get wacked with the wrecking ball. I suppose that I will feel sentimental about it when the time comes, but right now I'm too damned irritated with kids and faculty to feel misty eyed about wacking down this friggin' hell hole (as it is right now) of a facility.
I've recently come to understand some things about myself:
- I am not a "people person" so will all of you please just leave me alone …
- I over the new school librarian philosophy of "go ahead … talk in the library" WTF … A little bit of quiet studying and zen contemplation never hurt anybody so will ya'll just SHUT THE f*&% UP!!!