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I love the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. It feels empty in a good way, like a vacation we get for having survived the past 51 weeks. I read a lot, catch up on the last of the yard work, sleep late, and do a fair amount of wool gathering, thinking about the year gone by and planning for the year to come. Assuming you’re spending this week the same way, I thought I’d send you a list of books to root around in. Sort of like that package from relatives in Montana that didn’t arrive until the 28th. (Another calendar. Just what I wanted!) And, like the contents of that package from Montana, there’s nothing too expensive here, just a few interesting titles, if have a little leisure time and are looking for something to read. And if you want to know how this list came to be, check out our December 26 blog entry
NB: Because these are inexpensive books, we are charging postage FOR THIS LIST ONLY. $5 for the first book, $2 for each additional book. Overseas orders, multi-volume sets and jumbo books will be shipped at cost.
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This weekend was the 17th edition of Marvin Getman’s “Boston Antiques, Vintage Art & Design Show.” I don’t know where the venue was 17 years ago, but for the several years I’ve been doing the show it’s been held at the Shriner’s Auditorium in Wilmi … More >>