I started out right.
Growing up we did not have a television, vcr, or atari. I never really enjoyed playing outside, I still don’t. At a young age I started building a library. First, it was Encyclopedia Brown, I loved mysteries. After a while I started to collect the Hardy Boys series. My sister collected the Nancy Drew series. I borrowed her books regularly. As a pre-teen I became enamored with Louis Lamour. In fact, I had almost every book written by Lamour. I read my books (and my sisters) over and over again. I loved reading.
And then… we got a television, a vcr, and a nintendo. The reading stopped. Over the course of (nearly) fifteen years the only book that I read (beginning to end) was Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein. I watched endless hours of television and movies. I became fascinated with the big screen and no…
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