Kindles, Library Books and Goodreads: Managing my reading in the 21st century

Last Christmas, Santa brought me a Kindle, and to-date, I have purchased zero books for the device. I check out every book I read on my Kindle through the library system, which when you read 80 books a year, saves quite a bit of moolah. Of course, I have a system I use to check-out

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12 Days of Local Christmas, 2010: Chewy, Gooey, Crispy, Crunchy Cookies

Growing up the Bay Area, it feels like I have been surrounded by good food all my life. But that is not exactly true. Or, if it is true, then I definitely did not notice it until I was a teenager. As a teen, I remember taking the bus to Stanford Shopping Center, just to

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Shop Local this Holiday Season – Small Business Saturday

Keplers Books, Menlo Park

Thanks to American Express for sponsoring my writing today about small businesses. American Express is presenting Small Business Saturday, a way to honor the local merchants who are the backbone of the economy, this Saturday, November 27. They’re offering statement credits to people who shop at small businesses, advertising for small-business owners, and donations to

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