The Holy Grail of Bookstores

Powell's City of Books

.

Portland, OR.

Words cannot quite describe the wonder of this space. It's a book lover's paradise and the largest used and new bookstore in the world.

Fun facts:

- occupies an entire city block

- 68,000 square feet all filled with books

- approximately 3,000 buy from there a day

- stocks over one million new and used books

- nine color coded rooms

- 3,500 sections (

bless those librarian's hearts

)

- dozens of author vists monthly

-

espresso book machine

where you can publish your own book in the same time it takes to drink a cup of coffee

See what I mean? And it is literally even more amazing in person! Oh Porland, another reason to totally fall head over heals in love with you.

....

Happy Friday friends! Today officially starts Christmas break for Gabriel and I - pheww! It's sure been a whirlwind couple of weeks as I'm sure it has been for you as well. Take time to relax and unwind over the next couple of weeks,

will ya

?

I pray for good fortune in everything you do, and for your good health - that your everyday affairs prosper, as well as your soul! 3 John 2 MSG

P.S We made an

announcement

earlier this week of something we've been working endless hours on - we can't wait!

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