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Portable Magic

Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.

Currently reading

I Almost Forgot About You
Terry McMillan
Progress: 76 %
The Gates of the Alamo
Stephen Harrigan
Progress: 67/592 pages
I am No One You Know
Joyce Carol Oates
Progress: 17 %
The Return of the King
J.R.R. Tolkien, Rob Inglis
Progress: 35 %

I was a know-it-all child, part 2

Another instructive little tidbit from my childhood. I think this book assumed that childish seekers of knowledge were male. I couldn't quite identify with the awestruck little girl in the illustration below. I didn't associate little boys with admiration - to me, they were just boogersnots with cooties.


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Part 1