Monthly Archives: July 2011

Beyond Borders

By |2019-05-07T11:45:45-08:00July 24th, 2011|Life Tales|

But I, for one, shall miss bookstores. I’ve haunted them all my life, grew up with them, saw them go from grubby little strange-smelling mom and pop operations to the glory of mammoth,unending cyclopean football fields of real, tangible books—all shapes, all sizes-- where you could virtually browse away an entire afternoon and have some pretty decent coffee in the interim. Hell, you were even encouraged to sit down and read for free, despite the clear eventuality of some coffee being spilt on some pages.