Thursday, July 26, 2007

13 Reasons Why Today was a Very Good Day



I sold a $650 book. It arrived safely and the buyer is happy. Yeah for hitting a new new high dollar book selling goal

I spent a good bit of the afternoon sitting in Cricket’s Creamery lost in a new book. Yeah for Beth Gutcheon. Must find some more of her books.

I arrived home to find I’d sold a $100 & $150 book. Yeah for making money while reading.

I thought my scanner was broken. The Socket Scan folks sent me a patch and it’s fixed. Yeah for technical support that works.

I had a facial today. My skin feels wonderful and I’m still feeling relaxed. Yeah for being pampered!

It poured late in the afternoon and I was safely home as opposed to being stuck in traffic.
I love a rainy day- providing I’m home! Yeah for summer break.

I found a copy of the Rich Dad/ Poor Dad Cashflow game at the Goodwill for $1.99. I sold it last night on E-bay for $170. Yeah for E-bay.

The house is clean & I didn’t have to do it – yesterday was cleaning people day. Yeah for them!

I put out 3 different things for Freecycle and every one of them was picked up. Yeah for stuff moving on to a new home.

I now own one of my Holy Grails of books -an ex-library copy of Carney’s House Party. It’s just like the copy I read as a child & I got it a steal of a price on E-bay. Yeah for finding a Holy Grail.

I may actually make my elusive and never attained bookselling goal this month. Yeah for Art of Books.

I found a barely used pair of Ann Taylor brown shoes at the thrift. Yeah for my feet not hurting!

I have another book that’s just as engrossing as the one I just finished. Yeah for summer reading and Linda Francis Lee.


Now if I didn’t have to go back to work in 2 weeks life would be absolutely perfect. But then who said life was perfect?
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7 comments:

Lori said...

Sounds like you had a great day:)

tommiea said...

who knew people would pay that much for books! What an awesome day....

happy TT

Library Girl said...

This is a great post! Sounds like you have had a spectacular day! And you are reading Devil in the Junior League? If so, I loved it! Hope you do, too! =)

Marina said...

Wow--you made out good on both ends of deals!

Happy T13!

Marina

Anita said...

Congrats on the sales!

Di said...

All that selling sounds like work! Who needs to work if you are making all that money selling books?

Tink said...

Wow, that's a lot of money for a book, must have been something special. Thanks for visiting my TT last week. This week it teaches a geography lesson about my country.

P.S. Your name sounds very Dutch. Any roots there?