[bksvol-discuss] Re: For Mayrie

  • From: Lisa Gorden-Cushman <crysania@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2012 09:09:51 -0800

I did not know Mairie well, but she was kind to me.  I used to love the 
babysitters club books as a kid. I can help proof, if you need more proofers 
for the series. It will be my tribute to Mary thanks, Lisa

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On Dec 6, 2012, at 6:30 AM, "Denise Wagner" <denisecwagner@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The book I recently proofed for her was from The Babysitters Club by Ann M 
> Martin.  I don’t know if she was working toward the entire collection, and I 
> have no idea how much is in the collection now, but that could be a place to 
> start.
>  
> Denise
>  
> From: Cindy Rosenthal
> Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2012 9:48 PM
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: For Mayrie
>  
> Is there any book or genre that Mayrie would be scanning today or  if she 
> could, or that is missing from the collection that she'd like to see  added?  
> If so and someone scans one I'd be happy to proof. The only thing I can 
> associate with her is young people's fiction, pre-teen or teen; The  Princess 
> Diaries I think she asked us to do,I seem to remember; there's another young 
> people series set in England during WWI (I don't remember the  titles, nor do 
> I remember if she had anything to do with them. I didn't know of her interest 
> in mysteries.
> 
> On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 5:54 PM, Regina Alvarado <reggie.alvarado@xxxxxxxxx> 
> wrote:
>> Ah, I think I felt that wind stirring across Bookshare land.  I too was 
>> there, and I will never forget Mary’s kindness.  Thank you Lissi for this 
>> tribute!
>> 
>> Reggie
>> 
>>  
>> 
>> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>> [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Cindy Rosenthal
>> Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2012 3:39 AM
>> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: For Mayrie
>> 
>>  
>> 
>> nd thank you, again,L:Issi for that wonderful udea.
>> 
>> On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 8:47 PM, Estelnalissi <airadil@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 
>> Dear Booksharian Friends,
>> 
>> Thank you so much for your company and loyalty in paying a Booksharian 
>> tribute to Mayrie by joining together in reading and volunteering for 
>> Bookshare, activities which brought pleasure and conviction of 
>> accomplishment to her. She'd be right here, doing what we just did if she 
>> could. I think our turning pages stirred up a coast to coast breeze the 
>> meteorologists aren't going to be able to explain.
>> 
>> If you read with us and I don't mention your name, you know your 
>> participation is felt and appreciated just as much.
>> 
>> Evan scanned 94 optimized pages of, "The Twelve stories of Christmas," in 
>> tribute to Mayrie's smooth moves at the scanner. I'm so glad that Amber, 
>> Christina, Julia and Sandi and some other volunteer scanners showed up.
>> 
>> I proofread 23 pages of "Dead in the Water, An Amanda Hazard Mystery #2." 
>> Sue, Courtney, Cindy, Marty, Regina, Chela, and the other proofreaders here 
>> know how Mayrie had to concentrate but loved every minute of it as she 
>> Proofread as a member of Bookshare's staff.
>> 
>> A few cute, quirky tidbits popped up in my proofreading as I tried to pay 
>> attention while thinking about Mayrie and all of you who were reading, too. 
>> Jaws makes them sound funny.
>> 
>> *
>> 
>> "Elmer only wore his false teeth while eating--period."
>> 
>> I like that dash dash period period!
>> 
>> *
>> 
>> Nick yelped and shook his thumb when he hammered the wrong nail--his 
>> fingernail.
>> 
>> *
>> 
>> Jaws pronounced snakebit, snack a bit, which is what I did as I proofed, 
>> green and red em and emz.
>> 
>> *
>> 
>> Guess what Mayrie did during her vacation a year ago before she knew she was 
>> sick? She picked a mystery series she hadn't worked on and read it start to 
>> finish. Before Bookshare there were almost no complete series accessible to 
>> us.
>> 
>> Thank you again, from the bottom of my heart, for bookishly showing the 
>> strength and caring of Bookshare volunteers for one of our own.
>> 
>> Always with love,
>> 
>> Lissi
>> 
> 
>  

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