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Everyman wrote:
And once again the wait for those us on the West Coast begins, as the books are gradually driven across the country by UPS ground so half the group is already finished the book before ours arrive. Twas and will be ever thus. Sigh.

DSaff wrote:


ELee wrote:
Got my book today!


Mine came as well!






OH Eman, you got yours last time before I even got mine, and I am in the middle of the country! lol. BTW, do they run on Monday? The mail doesn't.
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Everyman wrote:
And once again the wait for those us on the West Coast begins, as the books are gradually driven across the country by UPS ground so half the group is already finished the book before ours arrive. Twas and will be ever thus. Sigh.





Doesn't it just make you want to pack up and move to Boston ? :smileyvery-happy: 
 
Mine arrived yesterday as well.
 
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No I lived south of Boston for 52 years  Shovelling snow is not worth getting a delivery sooner! Last time it took 3 days to get from Jacksonville Fl to where I live 2 1/2 hours south of there. I could have walked there faster! Hope UPS is more on the ball this time.
kaye

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Everyman wrote:
And once again the wait for those us on the West Coast begins, as the books are gradually driven across the country by UPS ground so half the group is already finished the book before ours arrive. Twas and will be ever thus. Sigh.





Doesn't it just make you want to pack up and move to Boston ? :smileyvery-happy: 
 
Mine arrived yesterday as well.
 
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CathieS wrote:


Everyman wrote:
And once again the wait for those us on the West Coast begins, as the books are gradually driven across the country by UPS ground so half the group is already finished the book before ours arrive. Twas and will be ever thus. Sigh.





Doesn't it just make you want to pack up and move to Boston ? :smileyvery-happy:
Mine arrived yesterday as well.
Cathie





Absolutely NOT! LOL

I'm solar-powered and temperatures below 72 degrees make me miserable. I'd rather wait for the delivery. :-) I must have been raised in a greenhouse, because I'm sure a hothouse flower. What a wimp I am.

By the way....it's gorgeous here today! Just another beautiful day in paradise! ;-) lol
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blkeyesuzi wrote:


CathieS wrote:


Everyman wrote:
And once again the wait for those us on the West Coast begins, as the books are gradually driven across the country by UPS ground so half the group is already finished the book before ours arrive. Twas and will be ever thus. Sigh.





Doesn't it just make you want to pack up and move to Boston ? :smileyvery-happy:
Mine arrived yesterday as well.
Cathie





Absolutely NOT! LOL

I'm solar-powered and temperatures below 72 degrees make me miserable. I'd rather wait for the delivery. :-) I must have been raised in a greenhouse, because I'm sure a hothouse flower. What a wimp I am.

By the way....it's gorgeous here today! Just another beautiful day in paradise! ;-) lol


I got my book yesterday, too. You guys make me crazy. I am sick of shoveling out, freezing my --- off, and trying to keep the house warm enough that the water doesn't freeze, just me. I would love to wait for delivery down south. The only problem is, I can't stand the heat. I need to find just the right place. You guys enjoy your warm weather. It is not, I repeat, not worth getting the book earlier. Sigh!!
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I live in TN and have yet to receive my copy.  (cue the "Jeopardy music")

Everyman wrote:
And once again the wait for those us on the West Coast begins, as the books are gradually driven across the country by UPS ground so half the group is already finished the book before ours arrive. Twas and will be ever thus. Sigh.

DSaff wrote:


ELee wrote:
Got my book today!


Mine came as well!






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momgee wrote:
No I lived south of Boston for 52 years  Shovelling snow is not worth getting a delivery sooner! Last time it took 3 days to get from Jacksonville Fl to where I live 2 1/2 hours south of there. I could have walked there faster! Hope UPS is more on the ball this time.
kaye

CathieS wrote:


Everyman wrote:
And once again the wait for those us on the West Coast begins, as the books are gradually driven across the country by UPS ground so half the group is already finished the book before ours arrive. Twas and will be ever thus. Sigh.





Doesn't it just make you want to pack up and move to Boston ? :smileyvery-happy: 
 
Mine arrived yesterday as well.
 
Cathie





Hey! you all. You have to try and be patient. They haven't delivered mine yet and I am in Central Va. ME! First now!
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I have my book already and I just read the thread giving us the schedule on what we are to read and when..thanks for letting me know how to pace my reading....
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I don't know if I am in the Club or not. Am I?
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Mary1234 wrote:
I don't know if I am in the Club or not. Am I?
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Go to the first message on this thread and you'll see the directions you should have followed in order to sign up for the book club. Membership was on a first-come-first-served basis and has already closed. If you did sign-up in time you would have received a private message welcoming you.

To check for your private message: After you've signed in, look in the top right-hand of your window and you'll see an envelope icon. If it is yellow- that indicates a message waiting, click on it and it will bring you to your messages where you will find a welcome letter if you're in the club.

Hope this helps

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I got my book last Friday, but I couldn't start it yet...My duty as a boarding school teacher took too much time...I will be starting it tonight though...It seems like it will be a quick read too....I am so excited...Hope everyone who got their books already are having a good read...
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Hey!  I'm an Eagles fan and I even gave the Giants credit for that one! Jo

Aunt_Beth_64 wrote:

momgee wrote:


Frank_n_beans wrote:
Kaye-

I sure did watch the Patriots and I am still depressed over the outcome! My entire family was so tense watching the game- my husband had to leave the room! If only it had turned out differently, we'd be able to enjoy a nice parade in Beantown tomorrow. :smileysad:

Maybe next year...




If only those last 35 seconds were't there. Rats! What a huge bummer. I hope their only excuse if they were exhausted after the 18 undefeated wins and not they just got too cocky and played terribly.

kaye




Come on, you've got to give New York some credit! :-) The two teams were well matched. The Giants played particularly well especially given the low expectations many people had for them going into the game. I really would have been pleased with the outcome had either team won. What really made me happy was that is was a close, well-played game. I hate watching a Super Bowl game that is a blow-out with one team running all over the other.

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I can understand that. I worked in a boarding school for five years myself.


paula_02912 wrote:
I got my book last Friday, but I couldn't start it yet...My duty as a boarding school teacher took too much time...I will be starting it tonight though...It seems like it will be a quick read too....I am so excited...Hope everyone who got their books already are having a good read...


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I may have simply missed this when I signed up, but it may be helpful to let people know that they are going to have to sign for the book, and therefore will need to have it mailed to a daytime address that they will be at. I had mine sent to my apartment, but I work in the next town over, so had to call and go through UPS phone hell to get to somebody to have the address changed to have it mailed to my workplace. If I missed that bit when I signed up, my bad, but otherwise it may be helpful to others to know that as well. Now, I can't wait until tomorrow for my book to be delivered so I can start reading it tomorrow night!!
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tapestry100 wrote:
I may have simply missed this when I signed up, but it may be helpful to let people know that they are going to have to sign for the book, and therefore will need to have it mailed to a daytime address that they will be at. I had mine sent to my apartment, but I work in the next town over, so had to call and go through UPS phone hell to get to somebody to have the address changed to have it mailed to my workplace. If I missed that bit when I signed up, my bad, but otherwise it may be helpful to others to know that as well. Now, I can't wait until tomorrow for my book to be delivered so I can start reading it tomorrow night!!

I received mine today through UPS Delivery and didn't have to sign for it. Today was President's day and the mail didn't run but the UPS Big Brown Truck run!
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Mine came via UPS as well, but the tag is marked as a signature (in person) is required, and they would try for delivery again tomorrow. I thought it was a little odd that I had to sign for the book, as I thought somebody would have mentioned that when we signed up. Maybe mine was just tagged wrong? **shrugs**
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Hi Everyman...this is my 8th year working at this junior boarding school...It has been quite an eye opening experience for me...the only time I can get away is by opening a book and just getting lost in it...but, then a kid knocks at the door because of an emergency or something, and the spell is broken...I love it though...I never thought I would be in the education field for as long as I have been it...
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I received my first look copy of  "the sister" today.  I look forward to reading it
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That might depend on your UPS delivery person.  I didn't have to sign for several packages from BN but then I had to sign for one (containing one DVD) and then didn't have to sign for the next BN package which was very large.  But it is good to keep that in mind.

tapestry100 wrote:
I may have simply missed this when I signed up, but it may be helpful to let people know that they are going to have to sign for the book, and therefore will need to have it mailed to a daytime address that they will be at. I had mine sent to my apartment, but I work in the next town over, so had to call and go through UPS phone hell to get to somebody to have the address changed to have it mailed to my workplace. If I missed that bit when I signed up, my bad, but otherwise it may be helpful to others to know that as well. Now, I can't wait until tomorrow for my book to be delivered so I can start reading it tomorrow night!!


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pedsphleb wrote:
That might depend on your UPS delivery person. I didn't have to sign for several packages from BN but then I had to sign for one (containing one DVD) and then didn't have to sign for the next BN package which was very large. But it is good to keep that in mind.

tapestry100 wrote:
I may have simply missed this when I signed up, but it may be helpful to let people know that they are going to have to sign for the book, and therefore will need to have it mailed to a daytime address that they will be at. I had mine sent to my apartment, but I work in the next town over, so had to call and go through UPS phone hell to get to somebody to have the address changed to have it mailed to my workplace. If I missed that bit when I signed up, my bad, but otherwise it may be helpful to others to know that as well. Now, I can't wait until tomorrow for my book to be delivered so I can start reading it tomorrow night!!





I didn't have to sign for mine. Jo
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