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Don’t Sit in the Aisle

July 6, 2011


Don’t get me wrong. I don’t think a bookstore is a library, and I don’t treat it like one. I have a perfectly good local library I can abuse. And we’ve abused it enough. And we’ve contributed to the additional abuse it can hope to have in the future. But, bookstores are in the business […]

School’s Out For Summer?

June 13, 2011


Last Friday The Girl and I went to the bookstore to perhaps get a few books (courtesy of a student’s end-of-year gift card). There, she spent quite some time lying on the floor and looking at about four flip books on the human body and brain.  She went through each one and examined it all.  […]

Reading Pooh

May 10, 2011


When I first started reading books to EyeLean a few years back, I realized that she was focused.  She would sit criss-cross and dart her eyes across the page looking at each nuance and shape. If there was a reflection in her way, she’d grab the book and tilt it until she could see what […]