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November 17, 2010
With a slight sense of nostalgia akin to loss, I go through the book pulling out the sticky notes. Forty three and counting. It shouldn't be that way—the sadness—I tell myself. After all, you bought this book for someone else in the first place, and the sticky notes are just an indication of that. Had it been my own, I would have highlighted my way through it. As it is, I was just doing a read-through to establish that it was appropriate for a gift, keeping track of parts I might wish to re-read before passing it along.

Now the opportunity is about to present itself for me to pass it on. I will miss this book—just hope the person for whom I bought it will love it as much as I do. With that motivating me, I give it up and take up the one someone just put in my hands, hoping I would enjoy it as much as she did. And so it goes. Good books make the world go 'round.

Willene Tanis is a longtime resident of the Imlay City area and an active volunteer in the community. Many readers find her 'Perspectives' column to universal and uplifting.
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