Quote of the Day — Television is educating

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
~~ Groucho Marx

I don’t know why, but when I saw this quote I immediately thought about the movie Mathilda based off the children’s book by Ronald Dahl, when Danny DeVitto’s character says to her after she asks for a book:

“What do you want a book for? Why would you want to read? When you have the television set right in front of you. There’s nothing you can get from a book that you can’t get from the TV faster.”

This a great movie!

Hmmm, I think I’m going to have to add Matilda to my rediscover list.

Quote of the Day + a Little More

I was going to make this the quote of the day, but thought I would talk a little about it as it relates to me and maybe even some of you.

“The more that you read, the more things you will know.  The more that you learn, the more places you will go.”

~~ Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut.”

Oh how true this statement is.  As has already been established I love to read.

Do you like green eggs and ham?

Growing up Dr. Seuss was one of my favorites — Green Eggs and Ham, The Continue reading

A Trip Down Reading Memory Lane

I selected this post to be featured on my blog’s page at Book Review Blogs.

When I started this blog just a few days ago, I had absolutely no idea where it would take me and truthfully still don’t.  The only thing I know is that I want to read literature and write about it in a non-academic way.  As I was writing the About page I started thinking about my reading experiences over the years — some good and some down right painful.

I saw a Freshly Pressed blog “Designing the Perfect Bookmobile” and it got me thinking about the bookmobile that used to come to my neighborhood and how I couldn’t wait for my parents to take me. Every Tuesday night the bookmobile would pull into Continue reading