Archive for June 2011

It’s a Bumpy Road

Posted 28 June 2011 by
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June 27, 2011 Last week, we found out that the construction is 2 weeks delayed, but that was offset by the fun we had discussing the kitchenette and break room and doing a little decorating. This week started off with a proposal for the carpet we picked out a week or so ago. It was the […]

It’s Funny How Things Work Out

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June 22, 2011 Today, minutes after I got to my office, two unexpected meetings popped up on my calendar. If you know me at all, “unexpected” and “meetings” are not two of my favorite words! But … both meetings were in our new store space and had to do with making progress on our building. […]

Bits and Pieces

Posted 19 June 2011 by
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June 18, 2011 Construction News! While we were disappointed to learn last week that we are about two weeks behind schedule, we were pleased to learn this week that the schedule has not slipped any further! In other news, we have picked our carpet, hired our IT person, and placed orders for our computer equipment […]

Bookselling 101

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June 14, 2011 Last night it was our privilege to be the bookseller for the last event of the season for Live Talks Los Angeles, a program created by Ted Habte-Gabr and co-sponsored by KCET and KPCC. It was also an amazing experience to hear author Ann Patchett talk about her life and her work […]

I’m Starting to Feel Lighter!

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Written on June 7, 2011 at 7:30pm Okay, yes … I have lost a little weight, but this not the lightness that I am talking about. Things are actually starting to fall into place, details finalized, and projects completed. And it’s starting to get exciting!! Here the latest: Staff: I am thrilled to welcome LeAnna […]

It’s starting to look a lot more like a store

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June 2, 2011 Lots of things are starting to come together for the Redondo Beach store. Here’s the latest: We are moments away from finalizing the last details for our fixtures. Franklin Fixtures has been amazing to work with, helping us every step of the way. We recently sent them the final measurements for our […]

From Grouchy to Happy with the help of Excellent Customer Service

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May 31, 2011 Okay, I admit it. I was a little grouchy. If you know me really well, you might not think this was so unusual, especially in this case. You see, I had to rent a car because my car is in the shop for repairs. For me, this is an annoying situation from […]