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Old 10-08-2012, 08:51 PM   #1
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Reading at Eating Table..?

How do you read your e-Reader at the eating table..ie Breakfast etc.. how do you prop-it up without holding it.. ?? what do you use and recommend? thanks in advance..
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How do you read your e-Reader at the eating table..ie Breakfast etc.. how do you prop-it up without holding it.. ?? what do you use and recommend? thanks in advance..
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I lay it flat on the table to the left of my plate/bowl. I then read.
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I have one of these bookholders for cookbooks, and use it to prop up the reader while eating.
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In a restaurant, I've been known to prop my NC up against that little ceramic box that holds packets of sugar and sweetener.
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How do you read your e-Reader at the eating table..ie Breakfast etc.. how do you prop-it up without holding it.. ?? what do you use and recommend? thanks in advance..
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I wipe off the surface of the table to the left of my plate/bowl and just lay it flat there.

I am not allowed to read while eating when other people are at the table. Family rules.
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[QUOTE=treadlightly;2255652]I have one of these bookholders for cookbooks, and use it to prop up the reader while eating.[/QUOTE
good creative idea..
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another good idea.. but what about at McDonald's ? or going portable?
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That what I have been doing..
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I wipe off the surface of the table to the left of my plate/bowl and just lay it flat there.

I am not allowed to read while eating when other people are at the table. Family rules.
Good point of not reading at table, however my wife and I have shelved that rule.. unless the Grandkids are around..
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