Here is what you can find on the shelves that is new next week. Come in and visit us, or put your items on hold from home! We will let you know when they are ready for you to pick up!
Who hasn't dreamed of packing up and moving to a place where life slows down, the beauty of nature abounds, and everything seems calmer and easier? That's just what Ellen Stimson and her family actually did: after vacationing in Vermont, they traded their St. Louis lives for fresh mountain air in the land of Ben & Jerry.
However, as flatlanders eventually find out, it isn't quite that easy. The Stimsons take over the country store and invoke a town-wide protest when they move the bread aisle. Skunks appear. Mud season lasts forever. There are definitely bumps in the road, but with humor and grace, the family eventually settles in and finds a home.
This new memoir comes out in October, just as the autumn colors appear and leaf-peepers head up to the Green Mountain State. Place your hold on Mud Season now to bring the perfect reading companion along on your Vermont travels!
Welcome to You Are What You Read: The Left Behind Edition. You can tell that it is August in Darien because there are maybe 5 of us left here to steer the ship. So, while all of you are in Woods Hole, Sconset, the Block, Newport or any of those places where summer is indeed used as a verb, we are still here and will be here to greet you upon your return. We promise not to be a
We have a lot to be excited about this week. Even with the rain on Thursday, the weather was lovely and just what summer should be. Sweet Ann wants me to report that I seem very happy sunshiny these days. I am sure that will turn that around sometime next week so please don’t get used to it.
Greetings to you all! We are still on Twin Watch 2013. Caroline is definitely in the Home Stretch and these are her final days with us before she goes on Maternity Leave. Please no wagering, no questions, no direct eye contact and don’t get in her way. This week we have some little things, beloved old friends of the literary kind,