Bookselling is not for the light of heart - or weak of foot.

We will be opening at 11 AM tomorrow because the only appointment I can get with the Orthopedist about my "cataloging casualty" (see previous entry) conflicts with our opening time.(10 AM) So in the long term interest of recovering my ability to walk, we will open an hour late. Many apologies for the inconvenience.

Let the cataloging begin!

Ta-da! I have one entire bookcase cataloged online and alphabetized on the shelves! The longest journey begins with one step. Unfortunately in my case that step was falling off a ladder while trying to get at the pile of “A’s” (fiction by author’s last name) on top of a bookcase. So now I have a broken left foot and will be grounded from hauling books and from ladders for a few days. However, there is one beautiful, shiny bookcase that has over half the “A’s”!

It happened!

Today we exchanged checks and keys with Mr. Daughtry. When I met my parents in front of the lawyer’s office I gave mother a hug and said “Welcome to the first day of the rest of your life!” She grinned and shaking her head replied “Really!

Welcome to the new Old Books on Front St. site!

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