Today’s MUSING MONDAYS post is about a random book.
Go to your bookshelf and pick a random book. No cheating now, just reach out and pick one. Now tell us about it – where did you get it? Why? Was it a gift? Does it hold any special memories? Did someone recommend it to you? etc.
Little Women is perhaps one of the most special books to me. It was one of my first “big people” books (a much earlier edition). My mother bought it for me one day when she went to the book store to buy Christmas presents. I was about 8 years old and very upset that she had not bought me the toy that I wanted. Needless to say, the disappointment did not last. It introduced me to reading for fun. I wanted to be Jo. I think I may have had a crush on Professor Bhaer even then. It was the start of a lifelong obsession with reading and books. The only thing that may exceed my love of reading is my love of hockey and the Devils (they got there first). I quickly started spending all of my money on books and the collection began.