I’m a bibliophile.
Card Carrying Member. I’m legit.
I wish that thing racked up bonus points like a credit card.
I’ve maxed out my library card numerous times (the limit is 40 items, folks). I currently have 19 books on loan, which is a “light load” comparatively.
Every Saturday I’m lugging books to and from the library (pretty much the only weight-bearing exercise I do. I’m a vision of health).
Any- I love books.
I was unsure how I’d feel about e-reading devices when they first came out. Despite their growth in popularity over the years, I was still a holdout. I didn’t know if I could adjust…if reading on the screen would contain the same “magic” as holding a book and turning the pages.
This year I finally put a Kindle on my mental wish list.
Finding out I could borrow books for free sealed the deal. That and the whole “lugging 40 lbs worth of books around” thing got old. I watched my Dad read his Kindle with envy. I wanted one.
A dear friend of mine (you know who you are) casually asked for my address a while back and I thought nothing of giving it to her. I actually forgot I had…
Then suddenly, I got a package. And…
NEVER DID I EVER EXPECT THIS.
I mean…..can you believe it! How did she even know?
I was floored and embarrassed (I’m not worthy!) but very graciously and humbly accepted the gift because it I understand the joy of giving and I felt the love.
Plus? EEEEeeeeEEEEeeee!!! New toy! Kid on Christmas!
I already downloaded my first book, a devotional, which I can carry with me everywhere.
So far? Missy Like. No…Missy Love.
This is supposed to be a kiss, but is actually more like a mouth bump, huh?
Amazon sends you a letter with a Kindle saying this:
Our top design objective was for Kindle to disappear in your hands – to get out of the way – so you can enjoy your reading. We hope you’ll quickly forget you’re reading on a wireless device and instead be transported into that mental realm readers love, where the outside world dissolves, leaving only the stories, words and ideas.
See? They get it! And guess what? It works.
Thank you N! Just….YOU!!!
My ridiculous pictures were to make you smile. I hope it worked.
This one is an outtake, just for you…I was going for “surprised and excited” but I just look frightened. Look out Tyra, here I come.
- Weigh in book lovers…because I know you’ve thought about it. Could you/are you e-reader friendly?
I’ll always love “real” books and want them for some titles, but these things rock. I can read with one hand. I can travel effortlessly with multiple books. I can hide the fact that I am reading during boring office meetings…