Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Packed the online orders.

More trade ins.

Internet sales down this month, but instore sales a bit up.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Big day to try and sell stuff.

A steady stream of people trying to sell or trade stuff almost all day.

Purchased a few things, but most of it was junk.

Traded for some Young Adult books.

David was here.

Shelved the Military books that came in the other day.

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Friday, June 26, 2009

The rest of the Diamond shipment arrived, a pile of Disney graphic novels, and other stuff.

Purchased a load of oversize hardcover, some car & train, and hollywood books.
Purchased a load of kids picture books, mostly worthless, but a couple nice things.

Amanda was here.

Shelved 2 boxes of mass market paperbacks, lots of new novels on the racks.

Bills & Accounting, ugh.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Packed the online orders.

Sorted more VHS.

Put off the bills for tomorrow... :}

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Wasted the morning messing with excel.

Finished sorting/culling the VHS movies.

Purchased a load of books.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Sorted more VHS

6 giant boxes of romance mass market paperbacks traded in.

David was here.

Packed the online orders.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Shelved some new art books.

Sorted & culled the Videotapes.

Purchased some vintage CP mags.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Shelved 2 boxes of Hardback & trade paperback books, general stock, bit of anything.

Hubbell was here.

Computer seems to be running ok.


Friday, June 19, 2009

Gave up and just reinstalled everything on the computer.

Finally finished the online orders from the other day.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Finally finished the online orders from the other day.

Some SF hardback and mass market paperbacks traded in.

Computer still not right, but seems to work ok.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

May be getting the computer back to working correctly...

Wasn't able to finish the online orders.

Purchased 2 boxes of kids picture books, and a box of comics.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Still trying to fix the computer.

Packed some of the online orders, ready to ship.

David was here.

Shelved 3 large boxes of kids picture books.

Reorganized the closet.

Sunday, June 14, 2009


Hubbell was here for a brief time.

Closed for a bit in the middle of the day due to unforeseen sickness.

#$*@!#$ computer hd crashed. Was able to restore the backup to a new drive with all the data intact (so far as checked) but lost all settings, and now seem to need to reinstall all the programs to get them to work... bah.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Marked down & culled the Education books, and some kids books, lots on the $1.00 carts soon.

Hubbell was here.

Kids picture books shelved, & some board books too.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Shelved some vintage cookbooks.

Amanda was here.

Shelved 2 boxes of more popular mass market paperbacks.

The door was finally fixed.

Hopefully dealt with AT&T.

Need to get the fire extinguisher serviced.

Someone wanted this Dumas title, but don't remember...

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Packed the online orders - there goes the Jim Butcher 1st ed.

Shelved 2 boxes of more popular non-fiction books.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Packed the online orders.

David was here.

Shelved some Fantasy Hardcovers.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Sunday, June 07, 2009

Some mass market paperbacks traded in.

Packed the online orders.

Saturday, June 06, 2009

3 loads of mass market paperbacks traded in.

Another bookcase of fiction mass market paperback sorted/culled.

Hubbell was here.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Sorted/culled some of the Fiction mass market paperbacks.

Shelved a box of classic literature hardcovers.

Amanda was here.

Shelved 2.5 boxes of popular mass market paperbacks, lots of SF/Fantasy.

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Purchased some classics, and some other stuff in 2 loads.

Shelved 3 stacks of out of print Manga.

Packed the online orders.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Purchased some textbooks.

Traded for a stack of Manga, should get it shelved tomorrow.

Shelved some Travel books.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Purchased another stack of CDs, some cookbooks, and some religious books in small loads today.

Packed the online orders, better than they've been in some time.

Monday, June 01, 2009

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