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wing4libroswing 4 yrs ago
I didn't see or hear of this thread till just now but I am still around. Not active on the forums, much, but I read emails. For anyone who knew us, personally, since 2002: Our son grew up, married, and has two child…

wing4libroswing 5 yrs ago | 1 replies
The pencils came in today and are awesome! I'm getting excited for Halloween. (Early, I know.) The "seconds" pencils were the same great quality, and I don't know what was wrong with them. They were 144 colorfully wr…

wing4libroswing 5 yrs ago | 2 replies
They're based in Missouri. The pencils are superior - more sturdy, better quality, well-printed. I've bought from them for several years now, not only BookCrossing pencils, but cast gifts for plays we've directed. …

wing4libroswing 5 yrs ago | 7 replies
My daughter used to work as a teacher in a childhood education program. They were low on pencils, so I sent a box of my yellow BookCrossing.com pencils to them - about a hundred. A few months ago, daughter got a new jo…

wing4libroswing 5 yrs ago | 1 replies
I weave in and out and don't always check the forums anymore. Welcome back, Reno! I think we've lost a lot of participants because we're not as unique as we used to be. There are so many other sites where books ar…

wing4libroswing 7 yrs ago | 3 replies
http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/09/30/444752368/they-had-a-million-dollar-idea-about-better-day-care-in-urban-slums One of the NON-winning ideas was to put libraries in laudromats so that parents and chi…

wing4libroswing 7 yrs ago | 1 replies
My understanding is that there are only three main colors of Dala horses, white, blue and red. The different colors and styles represent different areas of Sweden. I always assumed I was given a blue horse because it r…

wing4libroswing 7 yrs ago | 3 replies
When I was a child, I had a blue Dala horse. We already have red ones for wings, which are wonderful, but I was wondering if it would be very hard to add blue ones. They could be just the same, only blue. Thank you …

wing4libroswing 7 yrs ago
Years ago, on a family trip to Disneyland, my dad got lost. We ended up with a flat tire in an unfamiliar section of the city. Mom sent me into a nearby convenience store to ask for directions. Not one person in the b…

wing4libroswing 8 yrs ago
The annual spoil-the-neighborhood-kids event.

wing4libroswing 8 yrs ago
I hadn't considered that but you're right. Hmm... might have to choose my packets carefully.

wing4libroswing 8 yrs ago | 1 replies
It's too bad there isn't a "like button" for these posts. There are so many I like in this thread! I've begun saving the silicon packets from various purchases. If I need to leave a book outdoors in a bag, sometim…


wing4libroswing 9 yrs ago
You're welcome, Collin, and thank you for the Easter blessing. I hope yours was beautiful and special, too. I'm working on a small project right now, which is taking most of my books. After that, that email you sent m…

wing4libroswing 9 yrs ago | 1 replies
who asked me why I give away books. She had heard of BookCrossing and even knew our world library goal, but wanted to know what I got out of doing this occasionally expensive hobby, what would cause me to give away trea…

wing4libroswing 10 yrs ago | 9 replies
and a new member! The Street Lawyer, by John Grisham, that I released on July 31, 2003 was just caught July 25th by bobwilk - 6 days shy of nine years! I am stoked! If you read this, thank you, bobwilk!

wing4libroswing 11 yrs ago
Thank you, both.


wing4libroswing 11 yrs ago | 9 replies
My son has entered a contest sponsored by Neil Gaiman, to win a voice role in the upcoming full cast production of "American Gods". To make it to round two, he has to be in the top 20 by the end of round one. For that,…

wing4libroswing 11 yrs ago | 1 replies
Doesn't look to me like anyone else is interested. I had my husband draw the name and he drew Love2cook. Congratulations! I'll send you a PM, too, in case you've lost this thread. Thanks to everyone who respon…


wing4libroswing 11 yrs ago | 8 replies
I went to a party at the Plattsmouth Public Library. It was called Everything Chocolate. They had chocolate fountains, a competition for best chocolate dessert, and karaoke. It was a lot of fun and I'd definitely want…

wing4libroswing 12 yrs ago | 1 replies
I'm currently a member. In fact, I think I'm on the team, though I've only made one loan and it was quite some time ago. Congratulations to the active membership!

wing4libroswing 12 yrs ago | 6 replies
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/06/camden-new-jersey-libraries-closing_n_674175.html Do any bookcrossers live there? How do we find out who is doing what to help with this situation?

wing4libroswing 12 yrs ago | 1 replies
I've had catches from people who had forgotten about their account till they found another book.

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