Money can’t buy you happiness but it can buy you books.
Which is practically the same thing.
I read. I write. I spend all together too much time on the internet. I talk incessantly about books, TV and movies. I write for Hello Giggles and
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
If you want something that doesn’t yet exist, there’s only one sure-fire way to get it. That’s to become a Maker.
Reading is the work of the alert mind, is demanding, and under ideal conditions, produces finally a source of ecstacy. This gives the experience of reading a sublimity and power unequaled by any other form of communication.
If you have other things in your life - family, friends, good productive day work - then these can interact with your writing and the sum will be all the richer.
MY DAD FOUND MY OLD @STARWARS VHS TAPES! I shrieked with joy. McGyver commercials. Old sequences. No Hayden Christensen in ROTJ. #SoFrickingExcited
A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort. A library is a good place to go when you feel bewildered or undecided, for there, in a book, you may have your question answered. Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people - people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.