Some More DIY Pride

NookColor CoverBe warned: Shameless self-congratulation follows.

I love my new NookColor. Love it to bits. But when I came back from Arizona with it, I returned sans cover. I spent ages looking at the B&N selection, and while many looked nice, I wasn’t happy with the way most of the covers clip the device. In retrospect, I realized that I wouldn’t be removing and re-attaching the Nook often enough to risk damaging it, but at the time I just wanted to leave my lovely eBook reader pristine. Untouched. And when I returned to Canada and changed my mind, I saw that the cost of ordering one online was too expensive. Additionally, I can’t say I trust eBay all that much, except as a source of cheap books. No one bilks people for Mary Baloghs, unlike this poor NYT writer who was scammed out of $1700 for a Sarfatti lamp.

So after […]