Another Fun Monday - and this time, I'm running late. Swampy is this week's hostess, and her challenge was "to post pictures of your bookshelves or stacks of books. Hopefully, we will be able to read some of the titles. If you want, while you're at it, post pictures of ANY shelves...shelves with toys, dishes, collections, Aunt Gertrude's ashes in an urn, etc. Also, post pictures of your garage, carport, or places where you store 'stuff.' (No fair cleaning first, but if you must, maybe this will be the motivation to do so.)"
Dang. I forgot the shed. Because of limited space in our home, I store a lot of our books anywhere I can, which includes our shed. So, I've failed already. I have TONS of books - but they are tucked here and there, and my entire collection from my younger years resides in my shed.
I had a very busy weekend, so I can only show you a small selection of shelves, most of which do NOT contain books! I wish I had taken a photo of my picture shelf - but that would be a post unto itself. Maybe another time. Here is the first set of shelves in my living room. Roger actually made these shelves years before we met. You can see a small section of books, which I just recently moved from a side table into this spot near our electronica. Most of these books were actually given to me by Arkansas Songbird:Can you tell I didn't tidy it up at ALL? So maybe I passed that part of the assignment. I can write my name in the dust, I think. Roger stored a bunch of The Offspring's old Disney flicks, but you can still see some of them hanging around on the bottom shelf. She has an entire DVD collection in her room now. This is the other bookcase - and they both flank the television:Notice that there aren't any books? Just tons of CDs and other stuff. What would you expect from a musician? There are many more CDs cluttering the house here and there. I can't wait to move into the new home, so I have the motivation to get ORGANIZED. Here is a tiny shelf of books from the little spot in the dining room:There are several yearbooks of Amber's to the right - and what nurse can be without an inclusive book on anatomy? There's some CRAZY stuff in there. To redeem myself, I decided to share the more lofty offerings of my office bookcase:Makes me seem a little more intelligent, maybe, and not so much of a flake!
Sorry I didn't get all crazy and technical with my post - but it's Monday, and well, you know how business can be. Go check out some awesome shelves!