Today a couple of dear friends, my daughter, baby and I headed north to a local book sale. It has been ages since we’ve been to a booksale, arriving at opening time was a great decision as was taking cloth bags (plastic bags break when you overfill;). With the cost set at $6 a bag and children’s books free!!! we were guaranteed to find some bargains. We came home with five huge bags full of gorgeous picture books as well as a number of other treasures. My best find of the day was an OOP Vision book, but the absolute BEST find of the day was discovered by friend Rebecca. Never will I forget the picture of Rebecca as she lets out this gasp, grasps a book to her chest with arms wrapped around, twirling in circles as she hyperventilates and gasps , “oh, oh, oh”. The mad book searchers for two tables distance all come to a standstill and watch her. “A good find?” they ask. The book?? John of Sydney Cove by Doris Chadwick, complete with a perfect dust jacket!!!! The price? 0c, children’s books are free!! Yep, this book that is fetching $200, Reb nabs for 0c!! I LOVE these books. Lucky for Reb I already had this book or I may just have committed a crime for it. The dust jacket is gorgeous, I made her promise faithfully to cover it in plastic. Jeanne are you reading this!!??
I was touched this week by this beautiful story of sisterly love. A gift made for a ‘big sister’s’ wedding, by the younger sister.
Last week I asked for advice regards the ‘most important skills to graduate with’, the advice was; Faith, essay writing, logic, maths, computer skills and time management. Thank you so much for your guidance, plans have been written up and all advice incorporated.
A couple of readers have enquired as to why sometimes my comments appear as a pop up window and other times the whole page reloads. The answer is, sometimes I enable threaded comments which means the whole page has to reboot to view the comments. So mostly I disable threaded comments as I prefer pop up windows.
Fe asked last Friday for the link to the hair cutting youtubes we watched. How to cut your man’s hair was our favourite, the other one I watched sent me to sleep. Thanks to the youtube I feel I have managed the best shaping thus far:) Still have a couple of other areas I want to improve on.
Princess has begun piano lessons and we are considering a digital piano, our upright has a number of jammed keys. We visited our local music store and I fell in love with the Kawai, now I’m spoilt, I must have a Kawai, the problem, they are slightly over the price bracket:(
I’ve spent time this week pondering and reflecting upon just what studies are the most important to focus upon, for all ages. Furthermore, how to translate my reflections into the practical. Planning on coming back in a few weeks and sharing further.
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