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    Susan's Last Thursday Morning Note written May 11, 2017.  
    Mother in a dream playing with her grandmother and great-grandmother, all aged 8.  Bess Streeter Aldrich.
    Welcome to Susan's in Aurora, Nebraska! 

    TOYS        CANDY        VINTAGE         USED BOOKS       DAISIES

    Lego Play Room         Eileen’s Cookies       Smiles          Friendship

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        Click on picture below for a slideshow of fun at Susan’s!

    Welcome to Susan’s!  We invite you to come for books, toys, candy, cookies, coffee, and friendship.  Bring your kids to our LEGO play room and in our toy area!  We want kids to come into our store, touch and play with toys everywhere, and make memories!  We believe what we’re hearing – that Susan’s Toy Shop is the best toy shop in Nebraska!   Educational activities, crafts, science and building projects, and toys you won’t find very many places.  Quality.  Educational.  And, of course, fun!!!

    We also invite you to come visit our used bookstore.  History, Biographies, fiction, children, mysteries, westerns, cookbooks, sports, religious books, and more.  Join Susan’s Used Bookstore Club for $50/year per family.  You can use the used bookstore as your personal library.  We also have a desire to get books into as many homes throughout our area as possible.  We believe that a book given in the daytime may change a life when read at midnight.  For information on helping us raise money and on our book give-away program follow this link: giving books away.

    You’ll have to pick some favorite candy while you’re here – packaged into fun bags and candy jars. Gummi dinosaurs, butterflies, centipedes, bookworms, flowers, airplanes.  Chocolate rocks, pebbles, seashells, and chocolate covered coffee beans.  Building block candy that look like Legos.  Huge lollipops.  Everything that makes a smile.

    Have a beautiful day!  Life is so short…only one grain of sand can make it through the sand timer per moment.  Let’s make a conscious effort to notice each piece as it goes through.  Each moment.  Our gift.  Susan 

    Thursday Note – “A Mother’s Song” by Hester Suthers.  A poem to her unborn child on the beauty of life amidst grief and pain.  Written June 6, 2013.

    Thursday note of Susan’s – “Hold Fast Your Dream” poem by Louise Driscoll.  Written during WW1.  On keeping the ability to dream and think of good in the midst of suffering.  Written May 31, 2013.

    One of Susan’s Favorite Thursday Notes – “The Delaney Sisters” 104 & 107 Years old.  Fully living regardless of losses.  Keeping eternal perspective.  Written May 12, 2012.

    One more of Susan’s very favorites – “The Christmas Box Collection” by Richard Paul Evans.  Hard moments in life compared to minor movement in musical composition…  don’t stop our song…keep playing to get into the next movement of our songs. 

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