Posts tagged ‘bookworm’

April 4, 2014

Laugh of the day: A bookworm’s bad dream

Courtesy of Alex Hallatt’s Arctic Circle comic strip on April 2, 2014:

Alex Hallatt's Arctic Circle comic strip, April 2, 2014

 

(Source: http://arcticcirclecartoons.com/comics/april-2-2014/

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May 24, 2013

Laugh of the Day: The benefits of television

This is totally me!

I find television very educational.  Every time someone turns on the TV, I go into another room and read a book.
~ Groucho Marx

May 20, 2013

Of archers and bibliophiles

Two quotes today, one for parents, the other for book lovers . . . or both for book-loving parents!

First, from poet and artist Khalil Gibran, inspiration those of us with children:

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.

Be patient and aim well.

Second, from journalist and writer Christopher Morley, comfort for those of us with a stack of books always nearby:

There’s no mistaking a real book when one meets it.  It is like falling in love.

How many times have I fallen in love with pages and pages of unbroken prose?  Far too many to count.