Today’s Booking Through Thursday: “What items have you ever used as a bookmark? What is the most unusual item you’ve ever used or seen used?”
Oh, bookmarks. I love bookmarks. I think they are lovely. But it seems that every time I use a “real” bookmark, especially one that someone has given me or one that has special meaning, it manages to fall out of my book and I lose it forever! So even though I still love getting bookmarks and have a good collection of them, I won’t use them if I plan to take the book out of my house (which I do for almost every book I read).
So instead I use… anything that’s handy. Restaurant menus, receipts, envelopes, bills, checks (that I need to deposit!)… anything that is the right size to fit in the book I’m reading. I don’t know about “unusual items”, but I’d have to say that the oddest things I’ve ever put in my book were my and Scott’s plane tickets to Florida in July, and that’s because of the reason I put them there. See… I figured that I would keep better track of my library book than the very expensive pieces of paper I was using as a bookmark. This is my life. 🙂