Monthly Archives: February 2018

Doors and pathways

The snow started late in the afternoon of February 17, 2018.  Visitors stood in the lobby of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), pulling up hoods or putting on hats.  Those with umbrellas (it had been cloudy but dry … Continue reading

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Understanding the past and the complex present

Last October, I wrote in “Behind the counter” about recognizing the humanity of others.  I said that on Social Media and Listservs, insights from students, job seekers, early or mid-career staff and supervisors reinforce or supplement or clarify what you … Continue reading

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