A little china figure tried to sell me a bracelet
And the bookstore tried to tempt me with non-essentials.
I don't think so.
I knew what I really needed:
See? I'm totally going to master this whole blogging thing.
* Post Captain by Patrick O'Brian, the second in the Aubrey/Maturin novels. I've tried two libraries now, and neither had it, except on cassette tape. And guess who doesn't have a cassette player? Except in my car. I can hear my friends now: "What did you do on your summer vacation, Poppy?" "I sat in a parked car in the driveway and listened to a book on tape." I DON'T THINK SO.
** Bart Simpson's Guide to Life. Her third copy. She goes through them the way I go through laptops.