[bksvol-discuss] Re: For Mayrie

  • From: Valerie Maples <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2012 09:34:45 -0800 (PST)

I thought all of the Babysitter's Club were in; I've been giving mine away! 
 Please let me know any still needed and I will check my shelves...


From: Denise Wagner <denisecwagner@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Thu, December 6, 2012 8:35:05 AM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: For Mayrie

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  
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 
remember if she had anything to do with them. I didn't know of  her interest in 

On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 5:54 PM, Regina Alvarado <reggie.alvarado@xxxxxxxxx> 

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    
>[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 
>>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," 
>>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 
>>Sue, Courtney, Cindy, Marty,      Regina, Chela, and the other proofreaders 
>>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 
>>attention while thinking      about Mayrie and all of you who were reading, 
>>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     
>>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,

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