"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those
who are willing to work and give to those who would not."
--Thomas Jefferson

Thursday, February 26, 2009

What? I don't have a problem!

As homeschoolers we love our local library. With that said, my daughter needed some books, so the other day we went. While she searched and gathered for her books, I decided to just peruse the aisles as if shopping at a grocery store. There are just thousands and thousands of books. One can almost get overwhelmed with what to look at first. I strolled by some biographies.....hmm....Shakespeare, Nah! Oh, maybe a book on Italy.....Nah! Let's see, romance novel? I don't think so! Oooo craft books usually draw me in and I'll stand there for 10 mins. trying to figure out what new hobby I DON'T want to start. So up one aisle and down the other I went, head tilted just so, as to read the titles and get a neck cramp. Then like a light shining down from heaven, there it was. If it could have waved it's little book cover flap at me it would have I know it. I picked it up and opened it and it had me from the first page.(Actually it had me from the title) " Oh I'm so taking this home." I thought. My thirst for more was on. What would jump out at me next? It didn't take long before I found my next indulgence, I mean book. There it was sitting right between a book about corn and a book about herbs. (I think it was in the wrong spot!) All I had to do is open it to the second page and see the Table of Contents and I knew that this book was coming home with me to. So out of thousands and thousands of books in the library, I came home with these two.



Are you laughing? You should be! Yup! That's the mood I was in I guess. I'm not even PMSing LOL. I started reading the I Love Coffee book last night and I know that by the end of it I am going to want to open my own Starbucks!! I am going to be making some killer coffee!! She tells all about the beans and how to brew properly and all sorts of fun stuff. Oh and there are a TON of recipes in the back. I can't wait to try some. And then the Heavenly Chocolate book, what do I have to say about that? The recipes in it look heavenly! I am going to try some out really soon. I might have to buy these two books. I'm going to look on Amazon as soon as I hit publish! LOL.
Well there you have it! You may not leave here feeling smarter but I hope you always leave with a smile! Hee! Hee!
Blessings to you all! Have a great day!

Don't forget about Friday Funnies tomorrow! After a long week, laughter is good medicine!!

14 comments:

  1. Kim, you do make me laugh! From one Coffee-Chocolate lover to another...GREAT PIC!LOL! Why do I have an idea what book we are going to see on Sat??LOL!
    Have a great day..
    ><>Blessing to You~Melissa

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  2. I see a theme going on! LOL. And I'm coming to your house for some goodies!

    In return, you guys can be stowaways on our next traveling adventure! Deal?

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  3. Oh my.... LOL Chocolate and coffee. Now those are some that I might actually finish. (I love to read, but never finish any books) Great selection my friend...see you tomorrow for some laughs:)

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  4. Well, thanks a lot, Kim! That's 2 more for my arm-length library list this week. LOL! I don't do coffee, but DS would love that one.

    Speaking of chocolate... I keep meaning to ask (maybe I shouldn't?) what happened to your weight loss widget? I need inspiration. 8-}

    Have a JESUS-filled day! ^i^

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  5. I think you should be serving coffee and chocolate to every one that stops by your blog today. I'll take a mocha cappaccino please!

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  6. Girl, you make me laugh! I have the visual in my mind right now of you going up and down the aisles :-)

    I guess that I am the odd one here...I don't like coffee and I don't eat much chocolate either. I am a cold drink lady with salty snacks.

    But, I still can see you now in the library...drooling!

    ((hugs))
    Jenn

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  7. Yummy! That is right up my alley! Great choices!

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  8. Um, you have extremely good taste my friend!! I would have taken those books home too - you know it!

    I'll be expecting a chocolate concoction to be linked up on a future Friday! And I agree with Kristi above - where is the chocolate and coffee you're supposed to give me, I mean us? LOL!! :)

    Highly caffeinated HUGS to you!!

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  9. That is the coffee book I got for christmas and then did a post after I made one!! I LOVE IT!!!!

    http://jessicadrummond.blogspot.com/2009/01/late-night-drinks.html

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  10. Saw a saying on a plaque today that said:

    "If I had enough coffee, I could rule the world!"

    Chocolate would work just as well!

    Thanks for the laughs...
    Susan

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  11. Those are always the books I walk out with:-)

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  12. Both of those books look yummy!

    My DH and I thought about opening a coffee shop at one time. We never did take the leap.

    I bet you'd make some great coffee!!

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  13. I wish I could think of the title of the chocolate book I checked out last fall. I was in chocolate heaven the whole way through. I do remember it's a newer book in the library system.

    I spend way too much time perusing the library shelves and the online card catalog. I have a list of things I want to check out that's so long I couldn't possibly work my way through it in the next 3 years, yet I keep adding to it. LOL

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