Monday, August 31, 2009

Refreshed and filled the $1.00 Carts.

David was here.

Shelved some science, and other non-fiction, some cookbooks a Juila Child, and a Betty Crocker.

Took in some Kids chapter books on trade.

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Ended up needing to get a new printer cartridge.

Packed the online orders.

re-purchased some history books.

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Tons of mass market paperbacks traded in.

Purchased some SF/Fantasy.

Hubbell was here.

Shelved about 4 boxes of mass market paperbacks, romance, sf, fantasy, fiction, etc.

Purchased some Audiobooks on cd, & VHS.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Dropped of the recycling in the morn, and picked up a nail in the tire, thankfully tires were still covered and got that fixed without much hassle.

There were too many useless parents with bratty kids in the store today, kids just pulling books off the shelves thrashing them and stuffing them back anywhere, while their parents ignore it and wander about.

Computer's being especially slow after upgrading to firefox 3.5, may have to try and remove it.

Purchased a vintage book.

Amanda was here.

1 box of mass market paperbacks shelved, lots of romance.

Diamond order processed.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Packed the online orders, *$%#$%# printer kept dying, but managed to get the shipping labels to print eventually.

Took in a few mass market paperbacks for trade.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Monday, August 24, 2009

Spent the day avoiding doing accounting. Shelved several stacks of books.

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Shelved a stack of Classics & Literature in hardcover.

Took in some Mystery mass market paperbacks for trade.

Shelved a mass of Fiction Trade paperbacks.

Hubbell was here.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Packed the online orders, but 2 missing items sold online, drat.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Shelved some new comics.

Some paranormal romance, fiction, fantasy, & mystery mass market paperbacks traded in.

Marked down the rest of the how-to section, lots at $3.95 now.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Monday, August 17, 2009

Attempted to actually fix what was wrong with the computer, instead of just getting it to work again. Took all day, but it does seem like done now.

Purchased a few car magazines.

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Packed the online orders. Took in a few trades. Messed with the computer.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Shelved some comic books, Star Trek, Marvel, others.

Traded in some Paranormal Romance mass market paperbacks.

Hubbell was here.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Purchased a stack of construction books, and managed to get them on the shelves.

Marked down a bunch of How-To books, and put a pile onto the $1.00 cart.

Amanda was here for a bit in the evening.

A Box of mass market paperbacks were shelved.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Come on people, put things back where you found them.

USPS website giving problems, but eventually finished packing the online orders.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Lots of stuff coming in on trades, but didn't take much.

Quite a crowd in the store for a bit in the mid-afternoon, especially for Wednesday.

Computer crapped out, but managed to resurrect it.

Shelved a stack of books, some kids books, other fictions.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

3 people at once brought in large loads to trade. Took in some kids books, and military books.

Packed the online orders.

Finally got to the eBay questions.


Sunday, August 09, 2009

Saturday, August 08, 2009

Shelved some Kids books sets.

Shelved a stack of signed books by James Rollins, Greg Bear, Alan Dean Foster, Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson.

Shleved some CDs and DVDs.

Hubbell was here.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Monday, August 03, 2009

Purchased a load of books, one of VHS, and one of CDs.

Shelved some Japanese Manga.

Saturday, August 01, 2009

Purchased a small load of kids books.

Hubbell was here.

Shelved about a half box of comics, lots of Batman.

Diamond order sent, late again...

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