Tuesday, July 31, 2007

How About a Little Help Here?

I really must contact the public library with a suggestion. Wheelbarrows. Yes, wheelbarrows -- stacked at the door for its patrons.

I visited the main library today. A familiar thrill bubbled up in me as the double doors sensed my approach and politely opened for my arrival.
You see, everytime I enter this huge 5-story building, I'm like an alley cat that's been accidentally locked in a fish market overnight. Such a feast! Where do I start?

But today my time is limited. I must restrain myself and settle for a small nibble; an audio book I've reserved is now waiting for me on the "hold" shelf.

Okay now Suz, with audio book in hand go directly to checkout, do not pass bookshelves, do not collect 200 books.

One audio book, four DVD's, seven art books, and three how-to writing books later, I make my way to the elevator. Juggling my treasures in both arms, using my chin to secure them, I press the elevator button with my elbow. It's at this time I think, "Good heavens, I sure could use a wheelbarrow about now!"

Thus, my suggestion.


P.S. Because of my desire for so many books at each visit, I have a problem keeping track of them. Maybe that explains my $9.00 library fine!

"Do not store up treasures here on earth, where they can be eaten by moths and get rusty, and where thieves break in and steal. Store your treasures in heaven, where they will never become moth-eaten or rusty and where they will be safe from thieves. Wherever your treasure is, there your heart and thoughts will also be." ~Matthew 6:19-21


4 comments:

Sharon said...

Amen...you sound like me...LOL...I have some things on hold at our library too...and ...woo hoo..they just finished a million dollar renovation!And I love it!Great post too by the way...
Sharon

alchemistthemurderer said...

:) real nice blog.. :)

eph2810 said...

You crack me up, Suzanne. I used to be that way when I visited libraries as a child. Now I have so many books (bought ones) on my 'to-read-list' I don't even attempt to go the library :)
But then again, what do you do with temps like we have here in AZ during the summer months, but reading :)

Thank you so much for stopping by today and leaving a not.

Have a blessed Sunday.

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