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Reviews:
100 Words Per Minute by Adina Sara
After the Funeral by Edwin Murphy
Andrea by John O'Hara
The Art of Reading by Reading is Fundamental
Baby Island by Carol Ryrie Brink
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Contraband by Clarence Budington Kelland
Demons Don't Dream by Piers Anthony
Dirt in the Well by Linda Lyon
Games to Play with Babies by Jackie Silberg
Ginger by Charlotte Voake Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett
The Golden Mean by Nick Bantock
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
The Gryphon by Nick Bantock
A House Divided by Pearl S. Buck
Little Cricket's Song by Readers Digest Association
The Leopard Hat by Valerie Steiker
Marianne Dreams by Catherine Storr
My Yard by Heinz Kluetmeier
The Old Maid by Edith Wharton
Sammy's Hill by Kristin Gore
Silver Lies by Ann Parker
The Summerfolk by Doris Burn
Sun Dog by Stephen King
Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck
Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill by Mark Bittner

Miscellaneous
$275 Later...
At the Park
Babies Aren't Dolls
Bitter Herbs
BookCrossing Misadventures
Breakfast Hijinks
Cheerios
Chicken Pie
Coldy and Rainy
Don't 'Lurp Your 'Oup
Easter
Elephants on Mars
Getting Ready for School
Harriet's Teeth
How I Read
Hunting Eggs
In Search of a Wii
A Lazy Day
Magenta
No Sleep and Six Teeth
Owl at School
Painting Again
Period
Return to Normal
Where Have All the Books Gone?
You Know that Burning Plastic Smell

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3 stars: Average
2 stars: OK
1 star: Did not finish


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CoffeeIn Search of a Wii: 04/19/07

After work today we tried to run an errand to the post office, thinking it would be an easy errand now that tax season is over for the year. I guess there must have been a lot of folks who were filing late because the line of cars to get into the parking lot was stretched half a block away from the post office. I will try again tomorrow. I have a load of books to mail and a pair of postcards. By tomorrow I'll also have bills and some letters to mail.

Since the post office run was obviously not going to happen in the time we had, we headed over to Coffee Cup Cafe, the little place next door to Sean's preschool. There we had blended coffees while Harriet flirted with everyone. We're regular enough customers that they know us by name. Of course it's Harriet who gets the most attention. When we arrive, it's "hello Harriet!" and when we leave, it's "goodbye Harriet!"

The coffee stop took less time than we hoped so we decided we'd try to track down a Wii. We drove across town to Toys R Us knowing that the local places didn't any. Ian had checked them earlier in the day.

While we didn't find a Wii, we did find a wallet in the parking lot. We turned it in at the Customer Service booth at the front of the store. On our way back to the car, one of the employees stopped us and thanked us. We had found his wallet.

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