Tuesday, May 1, 2012

May 1, 2012

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Who did you play with as a child?

To hear my mother tell it, I would much rather be sitting with my nose stuck in a book than play when I was a kid. I have a younger sister, so I suppose we played together, but once she started school, I think she played more with her friends. My brother is significantly younger than me, so I played with him when he was a baby, but by the time he was in school, I was busy doing my own thing.

My friend Lynn (who I've written about before) lived 6 houses down from me, and we spent almost every waking moment together. Well, when I wasn't reading, that is. ;-) Luckily, Lynn was a big geek like me, so she didn't mind sitting together with our books. We took a lot of trips to the library together. We'd walk or ride our bikes there at least once a week. Sometimes, especially if it was a rainy day, we'd make homemade play dough. Usually we would just make it, then give it to my younger brother and sister to play with. Yeah, we were cool like that.

4 comments:

otin said...

Did you ever see the movie "The Sandlot"? If you didn't, then you should. That was how my childhood was. Boy, I miss those days.

Busy Bee Suz said...

Gosh, how did you not get beat up? :) Kidding.
I played by myself usually....or any hoodlum I could tag along with.
Home made play dough? Sounds yummy!

Life with Kaishon said...

I just saw your picture at Suz's. I think you are beautiful. I am so glad you have a friend like Suz. Happy Wednesday.

Funny in My Mind said...

I was a major tomboy (funny, eh?) and rode my horse, climbed trees and played outside till dark (there were 5 of us and she locked us out to "go play" most days. Then I hung out with Michael. We wore our Underoos (yes, outside) and I was Wonder Woman. We had sleepovers until my parents said I couldn't stay the night with boys anymore. Then my BFF was Chrissy and we started the BW Club (butt watchers) where we stared at boys and tortured them.
I was also a huge reader, loved horse books and Nancy Drew and Judy Bloom.