My Server Got Run Over by a Cloud App

Posted On Dec 22 2010 by

(to the tune of “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer, click here if you dare and need a refresher)     My server got run over by a cloud app Quicken, Word, and CRMs all grieve I’m lovin’ Google, Mint-dot-com, and Salesforce Like Zuckerberg and cnet, I believe   It’s like software as a service It’s second nature to the kids Any metaphor will work here Clouds, architecture, rent, or power grids   I read ebooks on my handheld And I can bank while in the loo All my data’s on the network At home, at work, in church, …


Jingle Books

Posted On Dec 22 2009 by

Dashing through the stacks  with a Kindle in my arms  Dodgin’ folks dirty looks  They’re immune to e-book charms  Hand-held ring tones sing  Mine plays Three Dog Night What fun it is to mobilize My library tonight.    Oh, blog and chat, LOL  Facebook all the way  Oh, what fun it is to Tweet  my deep thoughts every day  Blog and chat, LOL  Facebook all the way  My status says “I’m almost home.”  More WordTwist I will play.   I used to go offline But now it makes me Jones  How can you dodge the grid  with Netbooks and iPhones?  …


Dewey the Decimal Maker

Posted On Dec 18 2008 by

(sung to the tune of Rudolf the Red-nosed Reindeer) You know Dana and Dempsey  and Avram and Nutter. S.R. and Putnam and Berman and Cutter.   But do you recall The most famous librarian of all?   Dewey the Decimal Maker had a healthy love of tens. He saw the scattered book shelves through his metric decimal lens.   All of the other book worms still liked keeping books on chains. They knew a book’s location– kept it locked up in their brains.   Then one fateful shelving day a cataloger caught the bug Dewey with your decimal scheme 1-3-5-point-3 …