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Teetering

When asked if I really had a teetering pile of books after a recent comment, I decided to photographing a few of them. I meant to post them before we left on our little trip, but, packing and baking and all that goes into leaving got in the way.  So, here they are, teetering and tottering, with just a bit of primping to impress you.

Below is my most recent hoard from two libraries. Those two art books on the bottom were a challenge to carry to the car. Do you ever have to wrestle over-sized books?

The real teeter-totter of book lust in in the bedroom. I straightened these up a bit, in part to save myself from embarrassment and in part because I was afraid the pile would fall over in the middle of the night.

How about you? Are you a book at a time sort of person, or do have piles of books nearby?

I do have shelves of books, thanks to Tom’s design and carpentry skills. I featured our library here.

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I need help! Serious help!

Saturday was steamy and hot, hot, hot; even more so after the record breaking rains of the early morning hours. I had some errands to run, one of them being a library stop. I’m having my second cataract surgery this week and I wanted to have a few audio books to tide me over until I could read again.

Yep! That was my plan. Plans are sometimes waylaid.

Some audio books made it home. Maeve Binchy never disappoints me and I found a Dorothy L. Sayers book.

Then, I got a little carried away, and found this,

and then these. The Katie Fforde book is a new one and is due next Tuesday. What was I thinking?

I wasn’t thinking. I told you. I need help.

 Don’t you just hate it when the librarians throw their candy wrappers in the with the books? I found it when I emptied my sack.

Then, perhaps because the Three Musketeers Bar turned into hot chocolate in the car, I decided to take in the going-out-of-business sale at Borders, which was nearby.

Really. I need help. Serious help. Did I leave empty-handed? Of course not.

There were some children’s books that I just knew Kezzie would like. Can you see one hiding in sack #2?

I needed these,

and this, because I do judge a book by its cover,

and since I won’t be doing any weeding for a while, I thought this would do.

Not so much for its cover, but, for the illustrations found inside.

Yep, I serious need some help. Oh well, off I go. I’ll see you in a few days.

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