National Library Week – Lifeline, Anchor, Deadweight

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In honor of National Library Week, we give you a follow-up to Sharon’s essay yesterday about being addicted to requests from the library, where a somewhat tongue-in-cheek/somewhat serious piece wonders if there truly can be too much of a good thing.  From 2015, here is the essay Lifeline, Anchor, Deadweight. ~ * ~ * ~ [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Too Many Books

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An oldie, but a goodie.  Enjoy! Too Many Books I have books upon the windowsills and books piled up on chairs. Books stacked high in corners and books upon the stairs. I have books packed tight on bookshelves and on top of them more books. Books piled high on nightstands and almost everywhere you looks. [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Doing the Unthinkable

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I did the unthinkable this week.  I culled my books. Some of you may remember the Gimbling in the Wabe where I wrote a poem about it being impossible to have too many books; something I staunchly believe.  Not only do I have books in the basement, by my bed, tucked away in “hidden” bookshelves [….]