"The Ship Is About to Hit the Fan"

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'The Ship is About to Hit the Fan" was the quote printed on a note I found in a book I bought at the Friends of the Library Book Sale this afternoon.

The Friends of the Abilene Library have a three day annual book sale at the Civic Center.  The last day which was today, Sunday afternoon, it is only $6 a bag for as many books as you can stuff in the bag.  This is a big  event for Abilene.  The Abilene Reporter News reported that the Friends of the Library predicted making $50,000 and from the crowd at the Civic Center this afternoon, I believe it.

My Toastmaster friend told me she spent a $100 at the book sale yesterday.  The first two days, hardbacks are $1.75/piece and paperbacks only 75 cents.     

I went today (Sunday) thinking to buy one bag of books but sure enough I bought two bags of books instead of just one.

I got an eclectic grouping of books from a Mary Higgins Clark mystery  to Bartletts Book of Quotations to an algebra text for my son.

Then thinking more of home staging, I got 2 books just because the covers are red!  Books are a handy tool for homestaging.  Books can be used for the traditional purpose to to add to a book shelf, or to stand alone as decor perhaps displayed on an easel, or laid open on a couch or chair, or used as a prop to add height or substance to a decor group, 


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Stanton Homes
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I absolutely love library sales.  I'm a voracious reader and love to add to my favorite collections.  Great post!

Jun 22, 2010 02:41 AM #1
Beverly Carlson
Carlson Properties 325-721-2429 - Abilene, TX
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Penny, The Abilene Friends of the Libraray do an absolutely fantastic job.  I am always amazed at how organized the books are!  

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