Did I mention we are once again open for Easter from 10 am to 5 pm? No. Did I forget to mention it in our last email newsletter? Yes. Why do I do this to myself? I'll be here with Stacie and Halley. There will probably be dancing.
I was working today too, in fact, and our friends Catherine and Doug brought us congratulatory flowers for the lovely story in Milwaukee Magazine (the April issue), which landed this week. It's a really, really, really nice story and we're very grateful. The flowers also reminded me that I've been so busy with events his spring that I've been a bit remiss about bringing in spring seasonal gift items for sale.
The Kikkerland came very quickly, and probably the most bookish items was what I call Bookmark Boy. His fat shoes stick out of the bottom of the book. We also got a new assortment of head scratchers. This time it's the "rainbow" variety. And while I was sorting things out, I realized I was planning to put out the grow-your-own potted herbs at the beginning of the month. Oopsy!
Before tomorrow's shift, I must work on our weekly bestseller lists and write up Sunday's blog. I'm also hoping I'll be able to make headway into the 300+ pages of manuscripts and galleys I've agreed to read for an independent bookstore project. But wait, I also have to finish Jennifer Dubois's A Partial History of Lost Causes for Monday night's book club. The good news is that I am enjoying the book, which will make it go faster. The bad news is that there's a lot more to read.
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