Unlike libraries in the USA, our BLAA isn’t a place to browse shelves and linger over enticing, jacketed books. In most cases you have to look for a book from their catalog, then ask them to find it for you. Since this can take some time, Joel prefers to make our reservations over the internet so that they are ready to be picked up when we arrive.
We also have a limit to the number of books that we can check out: 3. Usually, that means Joel gets 2 and I get 1. This week I didn’t really need a book. We’ve got plenty on our shelves now that Deborah brought the rest of our collection from Minnesota. However, Joel asked if I wanted him to pick something for me. So, I left it up to him.
What did he hand me as we sat in our seats in the TransMilenio on the ride back from the downtown library? Make that the Cololmbia, South America library. Cooking For Ohio Families Agricultural Extension Service of The Ohio State University 1953.