Southward Ho !

images.jpgDespite all the work I’ve had to put into pre-move activities, I managed to read quite a bit this last month but I probably went outside the published reading pool more than usual. Now since I have less than two weeks before the move and since so many of my books are packed away, I will be re-listing many of the titles from July that I (this time) hope to read in and around the household confusion.

Another factor is that due to construction delays, I will be forced to put almost all of my books in a storage unit until the room and the bookshelves are built. I might not see them again until Christmas.

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More Reading In South Carolina

images-1.jpgA significant change in the construction schedule for my new digs in Florida have added almost four months to the time available for reading before I must pack up my books (the keepers). I still am being told that I will have room for my books at my daughter’s house but I still want to keep them to a minimum. This means discarding or donating books I have read, will probably never read, or have such tiny print that they might hasten the demise of my watery vision.

So, although I have been reading mostly on the iPad or iPhone, I intend to swing back to the classic ink and paper books on my shelves, not for the nostalgia of smelling the musty pages and juggling a hefty tome, but solely to reduce the number of boxes of books the movers will have to contend with (and charge me for).

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