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100 Words Replay 18

Stores full of new books are wonderful places, but prowling through stacks of secondhand books at a thrift store or yard sale satisfies the soul on a whole different level. It’s the thrill of the hunt – knowing that even though they may be loosely organized into broad categories, there’s no formula or marketing plan dictating what you will find. It’s the luck of the draw – which particular house move or spring cleaning shifted those particular volumes to that particular location. It’s the risk – knowing that you could come away empty handed, disappointed… but you might find a treasure!

100 Words, 05/10/2008

Laurel Storey, CZT – Certified Zentangle Teacher. Writer, reader, tangler, iPhoneographer, cat herder, learner of French and Italian, crocheter, needle felter, on-and-off politics junkie, 80s music trivia freak, ongoing work in progress.

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  • Tweetsmom July 8, 2012

    The treasures that a person discover like this are the best of all!  You are really a master at the 100 world challenge!  Well Done!

    • DawnStorey July 8, 2012

      I agree, they are! Thank you for the compliment. 🙂

  • CorinneRodrigues
    July 9, 2012

    Oh I love visiting second-hand book stores – the smell of old books is something else! In India, second-hand books are often sold on the roadside and it’s great to be able to find some treasures there. I found The Book Thief in one such stall and it’s definitely one of the better books I’ve read. 
    I agree with Kathy  @Tweetsmom 

    • DawnStorey July 9, 2012

      Oh, that would be wonderful – I would love it!


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