I spied this book while shopping in downtown Toronto in the fall.  I wish I could remember the name of the store. 

I had an immediate flashback because, if my memory serves, it is the same speller that I used in public school. (Just to be clear, this speller edition had been around the block many years before my year started using it.)  Upon opening the book, however, I  discovered that it was a recycled cover with 200 new, acid free blank pages inside. What a boon.....I am and always have been in love with anything paper...especially blank paper.

I dug a little deeper into the valise displaying other books and started to examine the collection a little more closely.  And then I found this gem.  I had to have it....

On the back of the lower black band it says "A Notebook With A History.....Lovingly renovated by hand....Give it a new story."....I intend to do just that.

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All pictures  for this post taken by Maureen Coates