Final Chapter: A Tribute to the Printed Word

I am a Collector of Words:  words in books, words in magazines, words from countless on-line articles which I print, stack, stuff, climb over, lose, and sometimes organize in hanging files.With Border’s Books closing its last Michigan store today, I thought I should say something special—offer some sort of fitting tribute to the printed word.Actually, I’ve been feeling pretty glum about words lately. In the past few weeks, I’ve shopped at the now-defunct Border’s shops three times, e … [Read more...]