Glad it resonated, Samantha Beach. It took me years to get to that point though, but once I did, there was no going back.
I can’t say the process is comfortable because it isn’t but it bothers me less and less.
At the end of the day, we’re all human beings being human. So why hide behind masks and pretense? Frankly, it’s too much hassle.
Libraries are magical places, BTW, and those who staff them generally helpful beyond belief. xoxo