Hey everyone, merry Christmas, happy Holiday, Hanukah and Kwanza, as well as the Winter Solstice, smile. And welcome to all our new members and volunteers, smile. We always can need new hands. I am Shelley been volunteering for Bookshare now almost six years, and loving every minute of it. Shelley L. Rhodes B.S. Ed, CTVI and Judson, guiding golden juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc. Graduate Alumni Association Board www.guidedogs.com Dog ownership is like a rainbow. Puppies are the joy at one end. Old dogs are the treasure at the other. Carolyn Alexander ----- Original Message ----- From: "Laurie Alice Eakes" <lauriealice@xxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Monday, December 25, 2006 2:56 PM Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Another Newby Happy Holiday everyone, and I am another newby to the volunteer list of validators. I just joined, so haven't had a chance to get a book yet, so am absorbing all of the tips and tricks before even starting. As a Bookshare user since October, I want to give back some. Also, I am a published author--my book is available on Bookshare, as I scanned a copy and donated it--and am more than a little frustrated with the publishing industry for not making books available to persons who cannot read by traditional means for whatever reason--and they are more than what people think. I also have several books that I have scanned for myself and, after I learn how the validation process goes, would like to get them read for submission in such good shape taht validators don't have to do much work. Finally, I want to thank all of you for your hard work on behalf of all of us who use Bookshare. I have found some incredible treasures there already and know I will find more. I pop them into my Pac Mate with a Braille display and--voila! Laurie Alice Eakes, Author of Family Guardian www.lauriealiceeakes.com http://seizethechance.blogspot.com To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. -- No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.1.409 / Virus Database: 268.15.26/601 - Release Date: 12/24/2006 To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.