I love stumbling onto blog features like this one: bookcase of the day.
Lori and I own lots of books. Lots and lots of books. My co-workers love to tease me because, often, when we’re talking about books, my response is, “No, I haven’t read it yet, but I own it.” It gets a laugh, every time.
Owning books is tricky, of course, because where do you put them all? Shelves, duh. But fitting all those shelves into a small house like mine, and then fitting all of those books onto those shelves is also challenging. Buying more bookshelves doesn’t help a great deal. They fill up instantly!
Even though my job requires me to be around thousands of books all day, I still never tire of looking at bookshelves, ever, anywhere. They are the equivalent of a security blanket for me — always comforting and reassuring and enlightening. Unless they’re empty…