Guilt = Checking Out New Books When You Haven’t Finished The Old

August 12, 2011 at 12:20 am 2 comments

Does this ever happen to you?

It’s a nice day.  Tootle-loo.  You’re walking along, just stopping by the library after a full day’s work to spend some time on the internet.  Doing your thing.  Innocently, you pause in front of the new books non-fiction.

Uh, oh.

It happens: you see one compelling new book.  You pluck it off the shelf, leaf through.  No need to worry.  You’re just looking, right?

Mind you, in addition to copious amounts of cat hair and dust, your apartment back home is chockfull of reading material: owned books, magazines, comics, community newspapers, pretty circulars from Whole Foods . . . other library books you’ve barely even cracked.

And yet.

One, two, three, four new books.  At the self check-out.  In the bag!

Oh, the gluttonous guilt.

Does this ever happen to you?

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Erin  |  August 14, 2011 at 5:21 pm

    That’s why I stick to the List. Otherwise I’d owe thousands in library fines.

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    • 2. librarytour  |  August 15, 2011 at 2:33 pm

      Oh! Okay -so you stick to the enormous Goodreads list that you keep? I’ve wondered about that.

      Reply

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