flea market finds - books


used books 
caught the eye 
of 
these two little pink ladies
I didnt stick around long enough 
to see if they found something to read 
but 
I was tickled to see them interested in books 

You're never too old 
or 
too young 
to enjoy a good read

19 comments:

  1. so exciting to see these charming young girls interested in books! I do hope they found several books to their liking

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  2. Absolutely Daryl, and it's good to see them excited about REAL books instead of the ibooks, not sure if that's even what you call them but you know what I mean. Adorable image,

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  3. I would have been at that spot for hours....

    They are so cute!

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  4. It is especially interesting to see such young ones interested in books that look so old. No multi-colored book jackets with cartoon characters. No pictures in the text.

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  5. Does the outside part of that flea market run year round? And, I agree with you, the ceiling of Grand Central is magnificent!

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  6. I have a fondness for used books. Love the worn covers and the smell. When I visited NY in 2009, I found a really neat used book store on the Upper West Side (simply enough, I believe it was called Westsider Books)...cramped with books up to the ceiling, it was great and the guy was nice enough to let me take a few pix which I appreciated.

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  7. What a charming contrast, young children reading old books. The future meets the past.

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  8. Hope treasures books and that makes me so happy
    we went to the Barnes & Noble recently and a little boy was bending a book, Hope told him to be "nice and gentle"
    ahhhhhh

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  9. I just totally love your flea market finds!! These are more precious than skeleton keys!!

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  10. That is for sure, and as much as I like being able to read electronically, there is nothing quite like the feel of a book in your hands as you read it. Just like getting a real hand-written letter instead of e-mail.

    Sending you wishes for a beautiful weekend Daryl!

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  11. *gasp* I love books. I love kids. I love flea markets. I LOVE this picture ;)

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  12. I would be lost not being able to read...although I primarily read online now...

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  13. I love kids that can't wait to get their hands on a good book!
    V

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  14. used books
    that allure
    hours, years reading;
    out of print books

    made me who I am, Dar-

    This actually tear-ed me up.
    Someday I will be dead. But a little girl will find my used book,
    read it.

    Wow-



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  15. These two remind me of Sophia Grace and Rosie.. right down to the pink clothes. Cute shot.

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