Tagged with bookstore happenings

Settling In Our New Digs

Settling In Our New Digs

The move over was completed on Saturday.  This is day three after the wall went up.  You can navigate all the way around, but this is our “Before” picture.  I expect it will look a lot better in one month.   Everything must find its place.  Monty will stay home until I am sure he will … Continue reading

First Big Moving Day

First Big Moving Day

    The new bookcases are already up and filled in preparation for the second step of our move.  This Saturday at 10:00 a.m. we need people who would be willing to volunteer to move books in exchange for books – as we take down the wall of fiction and transport it to the north … Continue reading

A Sign of the Times

A Sign of the Times

Ok.  NO more excuses for being unable to find our bookstore!  The  marvelous magnificent Mondragon sign company has come to the rescue and put up our old sign.   We have promised the city sign code enforcers we will be good and not illuminate the sign at night, even though—with all the plaza businesses facing inward—I … Continue reading

The Life of a Bookseller: Synchronicity

The Life of a Bookseller: Synchronicity

It has happened before.   Some amazing coincidence in the bookstore, a story I will tell for years afterward.  The usual one is a cautionary tale for those who don’t wish to leave their name and the books they “want” on file at the store.  Often the book will come in the day after their visit, … Continue reading