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No Posts - No Mercy

Well I tried to keep this blog on a three post schedule of Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. That lasted just two weeks.

And I am sorry for that. The Hungry Detective was not in the office much last week due to some upgrades that required my attention at my palatial estate in Rochester New York's tony Upper North West Side. I added another set of shelves to the attic. This will free up some space in an overall general sense. However, not enough to truly make a difference.

The larger issue is that I have books I don't really care about. Things bought and never read, and never will be read. I feel bad about that, not for the book, but my wallet. And there are the books read and more or less disliked. Do I need to display books that were a thorn in my side sheerly for the sake of volume, especially as I now have books spread through two separate rooms.... with no hope of bringing the collection together in its entirety?

Answer? A resolute probably not.

Moving to the house two years ago made me very excited that I would have the opportunity to have the whole of my collection out and viewable. Dreams die hard here at THD, but I feel a crossroads coming up on the horizon. The options. Some the collection goes back into boxes.

Ugh! Do I really want to lug these books around the house, or heaven forbid the next house?

Wait a second if I don't want to lug them around...... that..... means..... selling them? Yes! Shocking, but I receive no enjoyment out of them, so why keep them around? Selling them to the right book seller means I could get some store credit. More importantly, I would get some much valued shelf space.


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