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The E-Sylum: Volume 13, Number 19, May 9, 2010, Article 6

HARRY WATERSON'S TOP TEN REASONS TO READ THE E-SYLUM

Harry Waterson submitted his personal list of the "Top Ten Reasons To Read The E-Sylum" -Editor

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10. Read the E-Sylum every week and learn stuff.

9. Pick up on A Gentle Madness by Nicholas Basbanes 15 years after publication.

8. Read A Gentle Madness.

7. Have a serious re-evaluation meeting with oneself.

6. Call the Springfield Art Museum to see if they will take one’s Western Art/Frederic Remington collection.

5. Revise the donation bibliography deleting the books one just can’t do without.

4. Give the undeleted books to the Museum Library.

3. Get a 1st refusal on any book the Library decides it doesn’t want.

2. Put numismatic books onto the newly available shelf space.

1. Re-arrange the numismatic books again and again until one gets it right. Continue as required.

I’ve just done some housecleaning myself – first the garage, then my file cabinet, my desk, and finally my library. After throwing out junk and selling/giving away stuff I didn’t need, I was left with a much cleaner and organized office. I miss some of my “stuff”, but I’m happier with what I’ve kept. -Editor

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Wayne Homren, Editor

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