Reading and Missing Dad

Hello everyone. How are you?

Today I went to Barnes and Noble. I took a few books and sat to read. Because I am interested in writing children’s books, I went to the children’s section and walked around.

There I saw my favorite series growing up, A Magic Tree House. I never read them all. But they were still my favorite.

Among the books I looked at was A Wrinkle In Time. I sat and read 22 pages before I purchased the book to take home.

“A Wrinkle In Time” actually has about four or five books in the collection. I wanted to buy the first two; however, the second book wasn’t in stock. They sales man did mention they had a Trilogy collection for $20 and if you buy it, you get another collector’s book half off.

In this trilogy book I decided to buy, contained three out of the four or five books- “A Wrinkle in Time”, “A Wind In The Door”, and “A Swiftly Tilting Planet”. These books were written by Madeline L’Engle.

With this book, I also bought Shakespeare’s collector’s book. Because I purchased the Barnes and Noble membership card, I received an extra $2 off one of the books. Therefore one book I purchased for $18. The second book was half off with or without the membership card, making the price of the book- about $10.

Now I have two big books of wonderful stories to read for the next couple months! Unless I finish early 😀

I haven’t finished “A Wrinkle In Time”, but I am very interested in further reading it. Currently, I am on page 64. I have been reading outside on my small front porch enjoying the weather- sun-to-drizzle-to-sun again! And enjoying watching a lizard peep through a hole, then going back in when I kick my feet up a little. Hehe =)

Sitting here reminds me my Dad used to come out here and sit on these chairs I am sitting on right now, enjoying the weather while reading and/or meditating. It’s been almost three months since his passing. Walking through stores makes me miss him more because Father’s Day items are out.

I used to buy him cards, sometimes make my own. I drew pictures one Father’s Day and framed one. He framed the other. It all brings back memories.

Well, I am going back to reading and watching little lizard peep his head out.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

*peace&God Bless*


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LMTP Journey

Hello everyone. My name is Lisa. Like many, I have been through a lot. Writing has been a passion of mine. As a child, I dreamed of being a writer, publishing my own book. I created this website in order to share my writings, thoughts, and get to know others who share the same interest as me. Thank you for your time spent on my website. I hope you stop by again! *peace&God Bless* Lisa

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