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As much as it pains me

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I have to come to grips with the fact that I just don't have time to blog on top of everything else right now. I'm hoping that giving myself permission NOT to blog will take some of the pressure off.

While I'm making this statement though, I also know that my life is richer because of the blogging community and the friendships I've made, which is the primary reason I've held out hope that I'd be able to continue. But alas, exhaustion, thy name is humans who do too much ;)

I will be back - perhaps sporadically over various holidays until I finish this MLS. In the meantime, I will miss you all.

MARC - what a mystery

OK, it's not really a mystery, but it's a complicated and then frustrating way to catalog. Part of the frustration stems from the fact that there is programing out there that allows you to put the pertinent pieces in appropriate fields to create an accurate record without coding them all yourself.

Here is a Library of Congress site that explains it on mmmmm more linked pages than I've had the time to count.