Archive of month: January 2022

Time tales

Curated by: Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator, Cape Girardeau Public Library January and the new year tend to bring about thoughts of time. How it passes, how it seems to stop and start again with the new year, and how there never seems to be enough of it. Here are a few books that look […]

Meet Along the Way: Christine Dickman

By Nicolette Baker This story was first published in the May 2021 issue of “The Best Years (TBY).” As the cryptologic equipment screamed a warning tone and messages poured into the communication station, Christine Dickman says she didn’t have time to feel stressed. “It was overwhelming, but you couldn’t be overwhelmed,” she says. Cape Girardeau […]

Meet Along the Way: Jamie Mayfield

This story was first published in the January 2022 issue of “The Best Years (TBY).” California, Arizona, Georgia. Missouri, Minnesota, Connecticut. Canada, the U.K., Holland.  It’s 9 a.m. on a Friday morning, and Jamie Mayfield is connecting with people from across the country and world via Sock TV, her YouTube program through which she teaches […]