As I sit sprawled on my bed with the new Doris Kearns Goodwin book, The Bully Pulpit, that I can’t seem to put down warming my lap…I remembered this inspiring essay reminding me as long as a book is close by, one will always have a friend.
I love books.
When I was in elementary school Daddy would take me to the library.
It was so hard to decide which books to get!
Those trips to the library were the beginning of my love of books…and the library.
I was happiest when I was off by myself with a book.
I would get lost in the pages and time would disappear.
It is the same today.
I will read for what seems like a short time then I will realize the day is over.
I get upset because none of the stuff that needs to be done has gotten done.
You know, that bothersome stuff that always needs to be done.
Sometimes at night I will get all comfy in my bed and read.
If I am not careful I will read all night.
There have been times when the sky begins to lighten and I…
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