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It's the Tax Day Edition

Welcome to the Tax Day Edition of _You Are What You Read_. I know, I know. Not even the fact that it’s on a Friday and we really have until Monday to write the check dulls that blow. This week’s Housekeeping includes a special thanks to Map M (not her real name) for the offering of tea and cookies to the You Are What You Read Gods! Thanks Map. You rock! And my low 3:00 blood sugar and work- mates ...

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It's the Disappointment Issue

Greetings and welcome to the Disappointment Edition of _You Are What You Read_. The Full Pink Moon, which shall grace our skies this evening is named as such because this is the time that wild phlox begins to bloom. The moon will not actually be pink. So don’t be disappointed by that. It is also known as the sprouting grass moon (yup, have sprouting grass), the egg moon (nope, no eggs), and the f ...

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It's the Arbor Day Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Arbor Day Edition of _You Are What You Read_. Today is, indeed, Arbor Day for those keeping score. Originally begun in Nebraska in 1872 by settlers who missed their trees, it became official in 1907 with a proclamation by Theodore Roosevelt. It is in fact, tree pollen making some of us so miserable with grass a close second. I think that if my eyes and throat are to be ...

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It's The Mother's Day Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Mother’s Day Edition of _You Are What You Read_. We will be taking a break next week, as I will be finishing up 4 days in The Windy City at Book Expo America aka Jen’s Idea of Heaven, where I will have been living, breathing and eating what’s coming up for the next year in Publishing. And you know I’ll share what I learn. With you. When? When I am damn good and ready, ...

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It's the Blue Moon Issue

Greetings and welcome to the Blue Moon Edition of You Are What You Read. For those keeping score, the Blue Moon is not really depressed or even colored blue, rather it is a rare thing in that it is the second full moon of the month. Celebrate People. Celebrate! In Animals Run Amok News it has been discovered that at least two man-eating crocodiles have been found in the Florida Everglades. T ...

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Manhattanhenge -- It's real

Welcome to the Memorial Day Edition of _You Are What You Read_. We made it **People**. Break out the coolers, the Solo cups and the white pants! Commence the rejoicing! Here’s wishing you all a lovely long weekend that involves a healthy dose of whatever makes you happy come the Summer. As for **The Traveling Companion** and **myself**, we will be found at our favorite beach one of these weekend ...

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It's the Short Week Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Short Week Edition of _You Are What You Read_. In keeping with the four-day-work week, we shall also be the soul of brevity this week. The only housekeeping this week is that I hope you are enjoying the amazing new website. The whole of **Team UX** did an amazing job and they are to be commended. Well done! This week, I want to discuss **Pedro the Playmobile P ...

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It's the October in June Edition

Greetings and welcome to the October in June edition of You Are What You Read. **I**, for one refuse to go backward and drag out the down comforter and put it back on the bed. This is causing me some less than restful nights. But someone has to draw the line and you all are looking at her. This week’s housekeeping is as follows. There have been no offerings yet this summer. I understand life g ...

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It's the Father's Day Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Father’s Day edition of You Are What You Read. Here’s wishing all you Fathers a most wonderful day, a comfy chair, the Open Final Round watched without interruption, a steak nice and rare and your preferred beverage in a generous glass. Enjoy. In **Animals Run Amok News**, some dudes returning from a day of fishing on the Sound (aka day drinking) discovered of all t ...

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It's the First Summer Weekend Edition

Greetings and welcome to the First Summer Weekend of 2016 Edition of You Are What You Read. I trust everyone made it through the Full Moon Madness/Solstice on Monday. There is minimum housekeeping this week. In **Animals Run Amok** news there has apparently been a shortage of New England Cottontails. Fear no longer **People**. There is a movement afoot to repopulate the species. Don’t be confus ...

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It's The Independence Day Edition

Welcome to the Independence Day Edition of You Are What You Read. Be safe this weekend **People**. If don’t remember our cautionary PSA from last year I urge you to **_[watch this year’s version](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJ8T0gvgfik)_**. Frankly? It never grows old. I kind of want to hang out with these dudes. What does their prep for these yearly gems look like? “Well Biff, I think this ye ...

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It's the Big Hair Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Big Hair Edition of You Are What You Read. I hope you all got through the festivities with all digits and limbs intact. That’s a nice wish for sure. I also wish for some more of that lovely weekend weather that was ours last week. This hot, humid pea soup stuff is no one’s friend. This week’s **Animals Run Amok News** was brought to my attention by **Karyn A** w ...

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It's The Buck-Thunder-Single Scoop Full Moon Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Full Buck Moon Edition of You are What You Read. This full moon that happens on Tuesday is named for the new antlers that Bucks grow during this time of year. It is also referred to as the Thunder Moon because of the frequency of thunderstorms. Whatever. The Full Moon is going down on Tuesday. Enjoy, **People**. In **Animals Run Amok News** there was a bear that s ...

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It's the Heat Dome Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Heat Dome Edition of _You are What You Read_. Get excited for the next few days which will be hot, sticky, and wretched. What is a heat dome? And what does it mean for me? Well **People**, it’s essentially a bubble that traps warm, humid air in the mid and upper atmosphere and pushes it down onto us. What this means for you is bad hair, cowering in a dark, air conditi ...

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It's the Slippery When Wet Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Slippery When Wet Edition of _You are What You Read_. Here’s hoping this weekend’s storms cool things down a bit. First we have some housekeeping to take care of. Thanks to **Pam M** for our first taffy of the season! Thanks Pam! Frankly **People**, we were getting worried about this. Thus far, there have been no fudge sightings but we still have August. Let’s get on t ...

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Please Don't Try This At Home Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Please Don’t Try This At Home Edition of _You Are What You Read_. This week’s housekeeping is as follows. In the Offerings Department, we have to thank **Cathy M of the Admin Suite** for the Offering of Taffy. Thanks **Cath**! We missed you and we’re glad you’re back. **Diane H** also brought forth an Offering of Taffy all the way from Idaho! Thanks **Diane**! Hope t ...

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New Books for the Week of August 15th

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. Remember that a lot of these items can be found on our new display space behind the Welcome Desk. Check out the Wonder Wall for 14-Day instant gratification!

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It's the Perseid Meteor Shower Edition

Greetings and welcome to the Perseid Meteor Shower Edition of You Are What You Read. This year’s shower is supposed to be spectacular with upwards to 200 per hour. So, if this heat hasn’t left you done-in and cowering in a dark air-conditioned room, please make the effort to get outdoors tonight and make some wishes. You can get the 411 on that **_[here](http://www.space.com/32868-perseid-meteor ...

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New Books for the Week of August 29th

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. Remember that a lot of these items can be found on our new display space behind the Welcome Desk. Check out the Wonder Wall for 14-Day instant gratification!

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It's the Left Behind Edition

Greetings and welcome to The Left Behind Edition of _You Are What You Read_. This week’s housekeeping is as follows; there have been no offerings that I am aware of. In **Animals Run Amok News** I regret to inform all of you that there have been Capybara sightings in Florida (of course Florida). Thought to be pets that have made the break for freedom, biologists are concerned that with its warm we ...

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