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8/30/2007

Thursday: Dogs and Books

Lailah is teaching herself to knit.


Puppy knitting requires a good deal of space!


Lailah looking innocent with her protector, Max.

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There was a widely reported statistic reported last week, stating that 1 in 4 Americans did not read a single book last year. Clearly, we don’t fall into that category, but . . . how many of our friends do? Do you have friends/family who read as much as you do? Or are you the only person you know who has a serious reading habit?


All of my close friends and family are readers in varying degrees according to their schedules. Those closest to my love of reading are my nine-year-old-grandson and my DH. All seven of our DGs receive books on birthdays and holidays as well as now and then throughout the year. Clearly the 1 in 4 nonreaders does not apply to those that I know. We all have unique interests, however I do hope that one person in four will find at least one enjoyable book in the coming year.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------~~~ Open a book. Fall in. ~~~

8 comments:

Sonya said...

She is just too cute to get mad at.

Nichole said...

Oh my gosh Lailah! I can't help but laugh, she's just so cute... I hope it wasn't a REALLY important or expensive project... that pic of the 2 of them is just precious!

Paula said...

Oh no! Oh dear! I know I shouldn't giggle but I am trying hard not too.
The picture with Max is great! She has that look like "who, me?"


P.S. scary it is how little some people read. Life is so much better with books!

Crochetoholic Debb said...

Hello Carol, Wow Lilah sure has a lover in Max...LOL...are you ready to start swapping again on DaBookLady's BABE's Sept swap? I hope so....I agree too books are the best presents to give, I manage a book for every occasion to my DG and my DH and my Sister... :)

Traceyleezle said...

Ack! Lailah! JinBao does that too.
I am an avid reader, and so is my daughter, we are currently reading
The Hobbit together, her first time, my ...well I lose count. I cannot imagine NOT being in the middle of a good book.

Beth said...

That crazy Lailah! What a rascal. :) I love the picture of the two dogs together.

Lynn said...

Funny and cute.

On another note I am contacting everyone on the Laced With Grace blogroll to say....

As a contributor to the Laced With Grace Devotional Site, I want thank you for your faithful readership. September is our one-year anniversary. We are please to announce we have a permanent new address. www.lacedwithgrace.com. Please change your link to include this new address.

Thank you. Lynn

Rhonda the Stitchingnut said...

Ooooo, no. Just what are you teaching her to knit? Love protector Max's face. Too funny.