I don't think it's wrong to mention off-list events or people onlist unless they don't want it mentioned. I usually ask my off-list friends if it's o.k. to forward something they've said or sent to me. I think it's nice to give people credit where it's due, and I doubt anyone will give themselves credit. smile So go ahead, if it's o.k. withyour scanner. smile Cindy --- Estelnalissi <airadil@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Dear Tracey, > > I did the Redneck Illos and thank you for taking > time to tell me you liked > them. It was slow going visually, but the pictures > had bright contrast and > were huge so I could see them. The illustrations in > some books just look > like formless blobs. You make me feel so happy to > have made the effort by > saying something nice. > > Though I lap up goopy sweet Christmas stories, I > also love spreading smiles > and chuckles so tried to add Christmas books for a > wide range of tastes this > year. I validated a steamy Sandra Brown Christmas > novel as a thank you to > the volunteer who helped me download my first book > from Bookshare 20 months > ago. An Irish Christmas is for readers who like non > preachy stories about > down to earth people and is full of witty tales I > predict lots of our guys > will like. The Redneck Christmas was for everyone > who can get down and silly > and isn't touchy about political correctness, and if > there's time, a > fabulous book with the background stories of 31 > popular Christmas carols is > coming. All of this is thanks to a tireless > volunteer who did the timely > scanning for me. I've learned it's not polite to > tell about off list, behind > the scenes, doings information on list, but I hope > she jumps in and accepts > the credit for scanning overtime to get these books > up in time for > Christmas. There were 131 Christmas books on Jakes > list when I checked in > November. I added 5 that were floating in the > collection 2 of which I > validated last year. my goal is to make it 140 by > Christmas, and I'll reach > it if I can get the carol book validated in Time. > > And, all of the goal setting in the world wouldn't > have counted for anything > without Gustavo approving the 3 books I just > finished so quickly. Thank you, > Gustavo! It really is a beautiful thing the way all > of us combine our time > and talents to add books to the Bookshare > collection. > > As I've Validated these books I've felt like a > Santa's Bookshare elf with a > red neck, a halo, a sentimental heart and a wide > rowdy streak! > > You rang my Christmas chime, Tracey, with your > thoughtfulness. Thanks, > again. > > Always with love, and Merry Christmas, > > Lissi > > P. S. > Soon it will be back to Tolkien, the project of a > lifetime, before he sends > a balrog to incinerate me! > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Tracy Carcione" <carcione@xxxxxxxxxx> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2006 9:43 AM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Redneck Night Before > Christmas > > > > Whoever described the pictures in "Redneck Night > Before Christmas" did a > > great job! Thanks! > > Tracy > > > > > > 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. > > > > > > 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. > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Everyone is raving about the all-new Yahoo! Mail beta. http://new.mail.yahoo.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.