|This was my favorite spot to read as a child. I spent hours up here. There's a great view of the fields, but mostly when you're on the roof there is a great sense of solitude.|
Last week they discovered that if they wore their headlamps in the car they could even read while driving home in the dark from karate. The Woodsman actually complained because there was such a lack of conversation on the way home.
Some parents have to argue with their kids to shut off their video games and go to sleep; we have to threaten to take their books, and the cry of
"Can't I just finish this page?" and "Please can I get to the end of the chapter?" are frequently heard.
Their MP3s contain songs to be sure, but they are primarily a vehicle for audio books, and it's rare that we take a long trip without a book on CD for a shared literature experience.
Yep, they're addicts - and I couldn't be more proud.
|Today's selection: Animorphs and Swindle|