Archive for April 2011

Really, What Choice Did I Have?

Posted 28 April 2011 by
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April 27, 2011 Last week I realized that there were too many questions for which I had no answer. My typical response to anything having to do with construction, technology, and phones resulted in a blank look on my face and frustration, not only mine, but (mainly) the person asking the questions. These are the […]

Yikes!

Posted 26 April 2011 by
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April 25, 2011 Yep, that sort of summed up last week. But as I start a new week, I now see that I have made more progress on the new store than I originally thought. First, about the “Yikes” part: it was one of those weeks where I often felt overwhelmed with work, meetings, planning, […]

I’ll Be There … How About You?

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April 24, 2011 One of my favorite things about being a bookseller is finding the next great book … before anyone else has even heard of it. This was the case with a debut YA novel by a woman I have since met and am crazy about! Her new book has also inspired me to […]

Some Ideas Just Need to Evolve

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April 14, 2011 A life truth for me is that I often come up with a great idea, but the wrong way to implement it. The new store is a perfect example. When I first started thinking of about a location, I looked at a space in the building where I have an office. It […]

Hurry Up … and Wait!

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April 13, 2011 Well, it turns out that part of the process of building a new store turns out to be … a lot of waiting around! No matter how far ahead I plan, responses are slow in arriving. This scares me to no end because I know that all of the details are going […]

Construction Begins

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 April 4, 2010 It’s been a long wait, through design and architectural reviews, city planning oversight, and a myriad of other details of which I have no knowledge. But I was finally able to see some activity in the building and take a few pictures … which from this point forward will be known as […]