I will thank the Lord with all my heart as I meet with his godly people. How amazing are the deeds of the Lord! All who delight in him should ponder them. Psalm 111:1-2 NLT

Thursday, April 10, 2014

You Might Be a Reader if...

I always like reading things like You might be a redneck if…And that got me to thinking. I came up with this one:

You might be a reader if…

  • You let the biscuits burn because you have to read one more page…
  • You stay up until 2 am to read and see who did it…
  • You spend more for books than you do clothes…
  • Your house goes undusted while you read one more chapter…
  • You tell your child yes, you can have the chocolate cookies so he will leave you alone and let you finish the book…
  • You only have five friends and their names are Scarlett, Rhett, Melanie, Katniss, or Harry.
  • If your parents punished you when you were a child by taking your books away.
  • You go to the grocery store for milk and come home with another book.
  • The library or local bookstore (or both) are on speed dial.
  • Your TBR stack is taller than your son or daughter.
  • You name your children after your favorite hero or heroine.


Now it's your turn. What are some ways you know you are a reader?


Patricia Bradley
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Shadows of the Past from Revell February 2014 
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10 comments:

  1. You might be a reader if you sneak a book into a five-star restaurant to which you've taken a date, so you can read it while she's in the ladies' room.

    Yes, in fact that WAS a first and last date. Why?

    http://blessed-are-the-pure-of-heart.blogspot.com/2014/04/marriage-misteaks.html

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  2. You talked about writing this, so glad you did. Fun. Both of my sons names start w/ A. after A. W. Tozer, pastor & writer. Some book characters seem so real, I think we sometimes learn much from them, just like we do living friends, and they certainly become great mutual discussion points. THANKS, Pat.

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  3. Come to think of it, my youngest baby granddtr.'s middle name is Nokomis, from Longfellow's poem, Hiawatha. I guess that counts!

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  4. It does, Dee! No way that child can be anything but a reader.

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  5. if you have to keep replacing your library card with a new one because it keeps fading from constant use : )

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  6. You're a reader if you are will to read even the fine print on labels just so you can be reading something!

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  7. You're a reader if you've ever read with a light under the covers so as to not wake someone else in the room!

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  8. Love these, Teri! I remember sitting at the table reading the back of the cereal box!

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