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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: 42 %
The Gates of the Alamo
Stephen Harrigan
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 5

My Questions book was an odd combination of education and horror. Like a picture of a terrified little girl with her dress on fire alongside text explaining how fires and burns work, and what to do if you catch on fire. It worked, though. This picture stuck in my memory for a long, long time. When our school had the "stop, drop, and roll" campaign, I was all, "yeah, I knew that already."



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