It may just be the tea talking here, but I am having a FABulous morning.
You have to take ten minutes and sit with me, I want to show you something.
You guys, I built a thing. With my own ten fingers.
The Bottomless Bookshelf is up and running today and I only used a hammer a little bit, when the internet cut out…for three hours that I didn’t have time to waste. I want to paint it and we all know how that will turn out, so if you take a look in there and have an idea, drop it in this comment box.
I’m thinking “Bookworm Green” or maybe “Nerd Heaven”. Choose a color Shakespeare would approve.
It’s only got a handful of books in it at the present but I had so much fun remembering my old friends, that I will likely keep adding to it for years.
I really miss my book collection. The one that spilled all over the house until we had to move and then I was faced with sorting out only the best ones, because have you ever lifted a box of books? That’s some heavy reading, haha.
Calvin and Hobbes made the cut. I had to prioritize.
Please use this Bottomless Bookshelf to pieces. It follows the idea of the Little Free Library we were talking about earlier, “take a book, leave a book”, meaning help yourself to some new reading suggestions and leave some of your own in the comment box. I will take your recommendations and add them into the main bookshelf.
That also means that the list will hold books I’ve never read, so no coming after me later saying, “But Jolie this book stinks! It’s about a walrus and a pineapple wandering in Tibet and there’s even a naughty word in it!”
I love this kind of feedback.
But I will release the ferrets if you’re all up in my grill. I didn’t write it.
Meanwhile, I’m still adding shelves and categories. Many genres are blurry in my opinion so help me out if I stick one in the wrong spot. The librarian in me feels all fastidious about it.
I’m going back now to play with it some more. If it doesn’t pop right up when you click on it, I may be in there rearranging books and kicking up some dust. Count to ten and try again.
Go see it by clicking these pretty red words: Bottomless Bookshelf direct deposit.
I can’t wait to lose myself in another book.
Cheers, my dears.