Childhood books (was Re: Racism (was Re: Hugh Lofting))

Paul Andinach pandinac at
Tue Mar 18 22:37:30 EST 2003

On Fri, 7 Feb 2003, Kathryn Andersen wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 12:13:36PM -0800, Jon Noble wrote:

> > ((this is the price of being the oldest - you cant't
> > take all your childhood books when you leave home so
> > younger siblings claim ownership of them))
> Or the price of being the youngest is that your elder siblings
> have already snarfled the best books when they left...

My younger siblings seem to be taking preventative measures on this
score. Every now and again I'll be in my brother's room and find that
some of my books have mysteriously migrated to his shelves (or, just
as often, to his floor).

"Hold fast to the one noble thing."

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