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From Cape Coral, Florida USA
Age 66
Joined Saturday, August 13, 2005
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Wow I need to update this! This is why I don't blog obviously. Let's see. After being inactive for a couple of years, I'm finding my way back. I'm currently participating in Iwillrejoice's Alphabet Rings. When I first started bookcrossing, I got crazy with the book boxes and rings and contests and all that good stuff. Which I enjoyed tremendously. Except I became overrun with books. When I sold my house last year, a lot of books were set free at the library and Goodwill, in the form of donations. I didn't make the necessary release notes (forgive me, please). But hopefully they will find their way into the hands of a current BC'er or even nicer, entice someone else to join! I'm not back 100% but I'm getting there. I gave away all my stickers and bookplates, but I'll start registering again and try to be better about journaling.

1/8/11: I'm having a LOT of trouble with my computer right now. The only time I can post is when I'm able to use my husband's work computer (so let's say no more than once per week). I can read the threads at work on my lunch break, but not allowed to log in. So I'm around and reading all that's going on, but until we figure out what's going on with the home computer, I'll only be able to post sporadically. thank you all for your patience.

2008 (and continuing)Goals: Reduce Mt TBR and get moving again at least 30 books. Stay away from Rings/Rays/Boxes forum!! (so addicting:) Try and limit the amount of new books bought. (note the "try") And I'd really like to start a commonplace book! That's probably goal #1.

Christmas in July Exchange wishlist: I like all things Christmas:) and also bookmarks, dish towels, candles, bath gels, anything little thing really.

Finished Bookrings:
Blink hosted by Tiatia
The Shop on Blossom Street hosted by Valentina1209
A Good Yarn hosted by Valentina1209
Wicked hosted by jenptcfan
Shopaholic Ties the Knot hosted by Blaizeabini
Last Days of Dogtown hosted by KimberleeV
Resistance hosted by Time-Traveler
Inkheart hosted by Bobbarama
Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister hosted by Time-Traveler
Intn'l Women's Day Bookbox hosted by Cackleberry
Crow Lake hosted by Indygo88
Books About Books Bookbox-Genevalove
Trade Paperbacks Bookbox-Genevalove
Candy Freak
Twilight Sleep
Behind the Scenes at the Museum
The Sky's the Limit hosted by Lorelei03
Affinity4Books Mystery Book Box
Cliff's Top 100 Favorite Authors Book Box
Tenneh's Virtual Book Box
Indygo88's 2000+ Bookbox
The Bookseller of Kabul
First Sentences Virtual Mystery Bookbox
The Madonnas of Leningrad
Blackbird House
The Binding Chair

Bookrings Currently Signed Up For: (Not in Order)
Nice Cup of Tea and a Sit Down-Anniv. bookring
A Potpourri of Books Bookbox-stalled??

Goodnight Nobody - Stalled
Oscar Wilde Bookray

I also hosted my first Bookray:
Ghost of a Chance
and am starting my first bookring with The Ha-Ha by Dave King. (completed successfully)

"Because I have hundreds of books that are PC, I only register books as I get ready to release them." Well that used to be true... until the Race to the 3,000,000 Challenge. Finally got motivated and registered some books!! Now if I could only motivate myself to release them (well, gotta read them first:)

My Wish List:(since I can't figure out how to create one on Cliff's Wishlist page)
Three Houses by Angela Thirkell
Morningside Heights by Cheryl Mendelson
Foul Matter by Martha Grimes
Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde
Blacklist by Sara Paretsky
Murder in Hell's Kitchen by Lee Harris
Codex by Leo Grossman
The Coffee Trader by David Liss
The King's English by Betsy Burton
Summer in the City by Robyn Sisman
Rosa by Jonathan Rabb
Swing by Rupert Holmes
Grace by Linn Ullmann
February House by Sherrill Tippins
Savage Summer by Jennifer Jordan
Rules for Old Men Waiting by Peter Pouncey
A Cold Treachery by Charles Todd
Guppies for Tea by Marika Cobbold
The Memory Box by Margaret Forster

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