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Off To Shores Of A Different Kind

Thursday, July 28, 2011

This may be my last post for a week or so, Saturday I will be driving to Ocean Grove, NJ to meet up with my amazing friends from high school, we've got a house that sleeps 12 plus an apartment directly behind it that sleeps 6,  it's been more than 30 years since we wandered the streets of Mannheim, Germany. Some of us met up last year for a wedding reception, you can see my post about that here It was the first time many of us saw each other in 30 years! Ahhh...a week long party on the beach with amazing friends - does it get any better than that?

I am trying to get out a couple custom orders before I leave, my latest is a tennis themed journal for my fabulous friend Lisa (also from high school) to give to her mother, why the A, B, C on the spine? They are her mother's initials! Neat, huh? Her mother loves flowers so I used a pretty floral watercolor paper for the endpages.
One more to go! Of course I left the hardest for last, it is a 2 book set to include a slipcase.

Oh, and as for that show last weekend? Not great, I sold 2 books, but the venue was not really the best for shopping traffic.

Also, I believe my PopTart has lost the race for an online shop for life contest - I think I am too far behind to catch up, the voting ends on Sunday. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to all those that took the time to vote. XOX

In honor of the ties that have bound the friendships all these years and since we will be directly next to Asbury Park where Springsteen got his start (the song itself it not exactly referring to friendships but the title does at any rate!)
You can't forsake the ties that bind.....at the Shores

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