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  •  That's why I never could read LOTR (3+ / 0-)
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    Monsieur Georges, No Exit, Brecht

    They went up the hill and down the other side and across the creek and through the woods and up the next hill and through the trees and down the hill and across the creek and….

    It drove me nuts. Of course, I was an adult. I've been told that you must be fourteen to successfully read the series.

    I wanted to read them, I just couldn't. It was like being on a long trail ride, the wrong trail ride, on the wrong horse, for the longest time ever….    

    "You can observe a lot just by watching." ~ Yogi Berra

    by dandy lion on Sat Apr 05, 2014 at 04:19:32 PM PDT

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