We’re going waaaaaaaay back, here!

Welcome to week #2 of the 2018 MFRWauthor Blog Challenge. Today, we’re supposed to tell you about our earliest memory.

Okay, this one’s a toughie because I’m… not young, and my memory isn’t what it was even a month ago!!!

When I really think about it the very first memory I can conjure is from when I’m about 5 and I went to the library with my babysitter for the first time. I remember walking into the building and being surrounded by the stacks and racks of books. There’s a certain smell libraries have – knowledge and fine paper – that I can still recognize today. It’s like comfort food for my senses. I loved books even back then and I distinctly remember getting my library card when I was with my babysitter. So cool. We took out a bunch of kid books and she read them all to me and then encouraged me to try and read them too. Love that! What a great memory that is.

I still love libraries and whenever I’m in a new city I make a point to visit one. I don’t take any books out, I just troll around the stacks and admire the architecture. And, of course, the books!
Let’s see what some of the other authors in the blog hop have for their first memories:



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6 responses to “We’re going waaaaaaaay back, here!

  1. How great that your babysitter introduced you to the library. Smart woman! Thanks for sharing.


  2. I think the 1st library I was ever in was at school….and instantly hooked!


  3. I love libraries too. I fell in love with the library when their Bookmobile came to the school weekly.


  4. Putting on my Grinch hat: “a certain smell libraries have – knowledge and fine paper.” And dust. Don’t forget all the dust that gathers on books.


  5. Thanks for sharing a wonderful memory!


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