What Dreams May Come

I don’t read very much any more, which is a sad thing. I’ve listened to a few audio books while knitting, but the library doesn’t have the greatest selection, and anyway, it’s not the same as really reading the book. I definitely need to change my ways and get back into reading.

I got a bit of a start on it yesterday, when I read this lovely little story by Mark Twain, reprinted in Harper’s Magazine. It’s called “My Platonic Sweetheart”, and it’s a recollection of his recurring dreams about a girl. Do yourself a favor and set aside a few nice quiet minutes to read it. A cup of tea would be nice.

It even inspired me to drag “The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain” off my bookshelf.

Edited to fix link. Thanks Stacey!

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6 Responses to What Dreams May Come

  1. Stacey says:

    psst.. your link didn’t work, but I looked it up and I’m going to read it now.

    Thanks!

  2. Nora says:

    Yay! Too bad knitting and reading don’t really go together. Knitting and listening do, though!

  3. Chris says:

    Reading while knitting – it’s the only reason I get ANY knitting done. 🙂

  4. Elizabeth in Apex, NC says:

    That was wonderful! Thanks for the link and reference. I taught myself to knit without looking by sitting in front of my computer reading the entire five year back-log of someone’s blog. It was a really fun exercise and by the end I could knit and purl and do 2×2 ribbing.

    Also, do you know about gigapedia? Great for finding books to read on your computer. 🙂

  5. Laritza says:

    I am a very good life time reader.
    I have changed to audiobooks for multitude of reasons, the main one I can listen and knit, house work and listen and it goes on. Get a Salt Lake COUNTY library card and join Overdrive. They have a great selection of books that you can download to an MP3 player (no Ipod). I go through at least 3 books a week. Google for Overdrive and search by location you will find the link easier. Email me if you want the links.

  6. Laritza says:

    I forgot to mention they have audio books and digital books both can be downloaded. Makes it easier than going all the way to the library.

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