At the dollar movies, we kept cool with Undercover Brother, complete with soundtrack that doesn't go away. Courtesy of Utne Reader, of all places, I learned that other people always read the paper scraps in the gutter and on the sidewalk and pick up and keep small objects discovered when they're out walking, just as I do. Some of my personal favorites are glass marbles and metal toys. There are others out there who are unable to throw a book away. So far as I'm concerned, the best plan of all is never to buy a book that is not intended to be kept, but there are those books that must be acquired and are not keep-worthy.
Rantor, founding member of the International League of Luddites, headquartered in South Austin, Texas 78704, celebrates National Indignation Week every day of the year.