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Looking at the label on the back, I believe that's my first copy of Dune (I've had several over the years). I bought it at my all time favorite bookstore — Thackeray's in Toledo — probably around 30 years ago.

Thackeray's is long gone and I miss it dearly. I used to love going there with my dad, and spent many a Sunday afternoon there later in life all by myself, perusing, reading, and buying books.

That book is worth way more than a quarter!

tags: reading books toledo

photo posted by matt in Sunday, May 29, 2022

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My mother-in-law is having a garage sale. I walked through the setup in the garage the other night (as I was breaking my vow to never 'leave' a game early). Two of my books somehow found their way into the wares. Two of my all time favorites no less — Dune and Shōgun.

Not sure how that happened (Renee denies giving them to her, and is telling me I must have done it — no way!).

Anyways, I pulled them both. Not for sale!

tags: reading books

photo posted by matt in Sunday, May 29, 2022

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I'm old enough to think about retirement, but young enough to not have any details on what it might actually look like. Seeing this guy on our morning walk is a little inspiring for me though. A good book and a seat by the beach. Add a view and I think I'd be quite content.

tags: reading beach

photo posted by matt in Wednesday, March 31, 2021