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Re: what are you reading?


Gene, we must be related somehow.
In 3rd grade, my desk was right next to the "library", four short shelves of
books. While the teacher was diverted by classmates, I read them all, at the
expense of basic math skills. I never could stand to stay on the page when
we read aloud.
Judy B
z6 Idaho, 40s & rainy this week.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gene Bush" <genebush@otherside.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 3:49 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] what are you reading?


> Judy,
>     A single book by Burroughs was in a box of books given to my parents
> when I was a pre teen. Very much a mix... Arabian nights, Bullfinch
> mythology, Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, Verne, De Maupassant. It was like dying
> and going to heaven. Took the box and stayed hidden all summer reading it
> all. The Tarzan book was one of a series and I remember being very
> disappointed at the time over the "to be continued". And this summer I got
> to thinking about it once more. Finally began looking and the Science
> Fiction Book of the Month club had the three in the services in one book
> reprinted this past month. I took it as a "sign" and ordered a copy.
>     A bit later when I went to a boy's home there was a library just up
the
> hall from me..... cool. Our very own library and study hall.
>     Gene E. Bush
> Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> www.munchkinnursery.com
> genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>
> > I can't remember if I read Burroughs or Verne first. I was introduced to
> > both by the bookmobile that dropped by the school every 2 weeks. Tthe
four
> > books allowed were read & reread long before it was due again. Oh, the
> > anticipation. The best thing was it always had a different selection of
> > books.
>
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