what to do with a book addiction.

peonie-and-books

i have a lot, and i mean a lot of books. when i relocated my movers were cussing me out under their breath as they hoisted many, many boxes of books upon their shoulders. i cannot help myself. i don’t just buy one book at a time, i buy three. they’re just so very pretty and i have a very hard time ridding myself of them, and honestly i just don’t want to.... 
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thoughts for a friday.

Thoughts

grace coddington photographed by tim walker. it would seem that in a week that could be all about highlighting couples, a lot of strong, independent and admirable women are popping up all over the place for me. tina over on swiss-miss posted a list of suggestions for Female Entrepreneur speakers and the list was awe-inspiring. she asked for more suggestions and so i added... 
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a pinboard in particular: a book by its cover.

minoo-design-book

this is my latest pinboard in particular — i call it a book by its cover and it’s a collection of vintage book covers that i fell in love with. like so many things, they very often don’t design ‘em like they used to. always exceptions to this rule, but i love the graphics and typefaces i found in these book covers. bol.com and the accidental optimist. george... 
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thoughts for a friday.

friday

• have you ever read twyla tharp’s the creative process? an old boyfriend recommended it to me, and before i could get really into the book, we broke up. so you know — then the book was tainted for me. look at the book, think of the jerk. but i think i might need it. in this book she breaks down all the aspects of living a creative life, the struggles, joys,... 
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thoughts for a friday.

THOUGHTS-FOR-A-FRIDAY

i know, i know. i always, since the dawn of blog time (i.e. 2006) have said, ‘oh, and happy, happy friday’. and i tried to switch it up once and there was a rebellion of unheard-of proportions. but you must know by now that of course i wish you a happy friday, so i feel it’s just a tad redundant. maybe, instead i can leave you with a few parting and useful... 
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