Now that you are a blogger (and in some cases, a shamelessly addicted blogger) do you read fewer books? Or, do you read more books now than ever before, or has your reading habit pretty much stayed steady?
***If you haven't joined already, become a member of the MBC Book Club. Dannie is now the administrator over there and will be revving things up. Let's get vigorous book discussions going on!
I'm lucky-- I take after my dad and can read anywhere, no matter how much noise or distraction their is, and I read very fast. I'm SO glad I got this from him. I love reading, and read just as much since taking up blogging. I'm actually doing the Summer Reading program at my library with my teenage son.
No way. I'm an avid reader and I love the feel of books. I have a reading ritual where I wake up super early (I'm talking the crack of dawn) on my off Fridays and on Saturdays. I make a big cup of coffee, put on some jazz (usually Pat Metheny or Gato Barbieri) and grab some books and mags and get back in my bed and read from like 6am to 10pm. It is pure heaven and I wouldn't give it up for anything.
Books? Who needs books? Okay reading a book was already a simple luxury having 3 kids to chase around one day. Now that I've found blogging, who needs books? These women's lives are enough to make you laugh one minute and cry the next. I've found some wonderful writers in the blog world and I am enjoying this almost as much as I do reading a book. The plus to blogging is that I can always say "Mommy's working on the computer." Rather than looking like I'm "wasting time".
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