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Friday, November 21, 2014
In a Bookstore, the Most Ordinary Day Can Seem Like Christmas
Opening a package of books, I hold my breath --
Dan, Dan, the UPS man! He
came early today and was hardly out the door before I was ripping open my box
from David R. Godine, Publisher. I've been excited and impatient ever since I sent in my order for these books, which are every bit as beautiful and thrilling as I knew they'd be. Some are re-orders, while others are new to me. Want to see what was inside the box? Here you go:
David, on hand for the box-opening, could not keep his hands off the books, especially the Boys’ Handy
Book and the story about Hokusai, The
Old Man Mad About Drawing. As you
might guess, I love them all, so wanted to have them available for customer-friends over the holiday shopping season.
treasures! But then, I always do think of my bookstore as a little treasure
island, ready to reward the adventurous, exploring browser.
And we’ve had sunshine today,
too! Truly, my cup runneth over.