I’ve spent so much of the last month job hunting that I’ve had very little time to read! Eeeeeeeeek! As I’m positive many of us know, job hunting can certainly feel like trying to find your way out of a haunted house. It absolutely feels like that to me! So let’s see… what have I got … More Haunted…!
As my personal assistant librarian, Frink really gets into his work. I’m happy to say I had read this one already! But seriously, we gave him all manner of toy. Why my books?! I love you, little one!
So how does all of this coincide with LitUpLit? Can a cookbook really count as literature? I believe it can. A volume such as this, certainly! Bley Miller makes a strong case for the food of China from the start. She talks about the economy, nutrition, history, regional variations, techniques, and I could go on. … More Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook
Recently, I gave up my position as book lady at Savers. It was one of the most rattling things I ever had to do. Since then, I’ve been seeking part time employment, and it’s been challenging to say the least. I’ve been regressing and fighting back the subsequent depression. But as they say, “it’s better … More Candles, changes, Chinese cuisine
Hello all my book lovers out there! I don’t have a book post for this week, so I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to introduce my faithful helper, Frink! We adopted Frink about three years ago from 3bunnies.org . He helps out in almost all of my literary choices here at the homestead! Frink helps … More Quick post…!
the HODGEPODGE book: containing 368 fine pages of American Folklore Collected by Duncan Emrich / illustrated by Ib Ohlsson Four Winds Press 1972, 1973, orig. price $6.72. $1.99 at Savers. I believe it’s out of print. This is an old, well loved library discard that I just couldn’t pass up. We had it growing up, … More Folksy chuckling
Welcome! Come on in! I’m Christine, and I work at a local branch of an international chain of thrift stores selling used books… Savers! I know what you’re thinking… ugh! Those cold, metal shelves and fluorescent lights are so heinous, and that thrift shop aroma is disgusting. Well, we don’t stink, I can assure you. … More First of all: why used books?