Christmas Tree

The tree is up and the star is lit.  It must be the holiday season!  Thanks to Alice, MCHS museum assistant, and Ben, MCHS custodian, visitors entering the museum are greeted by a beautifully lit Christmas tree.  If you happen to be traveling north on the Great River Road just…

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What Took Me So Long?

I finished our Financial Policies & Procedures Manual and our Artifacts, Archives & Research Policies & Procedures Manual yesterday.  Part way through the process, I asked myself what was taking me so long.  Then I did a word count and understood.  The financial manual came in at 15,469 words on…

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Procedures & Policies

For the past several weeks, I’ve been working on updating the historical society’s procedures and policies manuals.  It’s tedious work trying to describe everything that goes on at the museum in a way that other staff will be able to follow, but it’s very necessary work. I first created the…

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