Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Places to Read

I can happily read anywhere.

But where is my favorite place to read?

10. I love to read with children at my school library.

9. My porch swing.
8 and 7 and 6. It was wonderful reading in San Francisco.
And Utah. And New England.


5. Who wouldn't love to read in a field of lavender in Provence?!

4 and 3 and 2. Honestly, to take the words of the amazing Dr. Seuss:

 
And I would read in a boat.

And I would read with a goat...

And I will read in the rain.

And in the dark. And on a train.

And in a car. And in a tree....

Okay. You get the idea.

But there is absolutely no doubt about
where my favorite place to read is.

I hesitate. 
I can hardly dare to show you this. 
You will be so jealous.  I know.

Oh, well, I will go ahead. 
If it is any consolation, I did not have this lovely place
until I was 51. You've still got time.

Here it is. 
It is my Reading Room.
Bienvenidos.

It has candles and fountains.
Three laptops, a Kindle, an iPad.

Coffee and a comfy chair.

A wonderful daybed.

Paradise.

Where are your favorite places to read?

21 comments:

  1. Ah Debbie, how right you are- Very Jealous Indeed. I do still have time though you're quite right, something to work towards. I love the photo of you in your explorer hat! You look very intrepid. It made me giggle. I do wonder at the three laptops though. I think I'm becoming jealous of the ipad and the kindle though. If you could only have either one of those, which one would it be?

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  2. Louise, I'd definitely go with the iPad. I have a Kindle app and a Kobo app and a Nook app for my iPad. I tend to buy a lot of Kindle books but I read them through my Kindle for iPad app.

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  3. I thought I was the only one with 3 laptops, a Kindle and an iPad...LOL This was a great post Deb, loved the photos.

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  4. Debbie I have truly been lovin' your top ten posts recently! Joy.

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  5. Christina, nothing makes me happier than hearing that you like my writing. Well, hearing that you like my writing AND telling me that I am quite beautiful. That's actually best.

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  6. Great post! I love seeing where people read and boy does your reading room like the perfect hide-away for it

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  7. your swing looks lovely-- can I come and read there? Here is my list:
    http://blkosiner.blogspot.com/2010/12/top-ten-tuesday.html

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  8. Very jealous of your reading room! Great list, can't believe all the people that reached ten!

    I have lonely one :(

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  9. I'm like you. I'd read anywhere. Well, except a car because I get motion sickness.

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  10. I love how you really personalized your list! I was going to and then I got too lazy :P

    I love that swing! I've always wanted one. And a reading room??! I think I might need one of these.

    Thanks for joining in with us this week! :)

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  11. You're the first one to mention reading with children. So cute!

    What I would give to be able to read anywhere in France! LIKE A FRENCH COFFEEHOUSE!

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  12. That is a fantastic room! Love it and very much wish I had something like that. Maybe one day!

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  13. I used to have a reading chair but even that has been appropriated by the dog, so I have little hope that I could keep a room to myself, lol.

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  14. Love the Dr Seuss quote!
    I'm also extremely envious of your reading room

    Christa at Hooked on Books
    christashookedonbooks.blogspot.com

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  15. Oh your reading room is beautiful, and the pictures are gorgeous as well. :) Thanks for stopping by!

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  16. I AM jealous! I would LOVE to have my own reading room. Someday...

    Great pics :)

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  17. I love this post! YOu have a great reading space. My favorite place to read is Starbucks or any coffeeshop. I get sleepy when I read at home and need the stimulation of being in public, LOL :-) Your reading room would be my nap room!

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  18. It's easier to go the other way.. places where I simply cannot or refuse to read.

    I will not read in a car, ever. I get carsick.

    Hmmmm...that's it. I even tried to read during my c-section so I guess there aren't many places that will stop me.

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  19. I would read anywhere but my favorite place is in my big comfy chair that sits on my patio.

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  20. ooh, great list!! A Bath for me, I love reading in the bath with loads of bubbles and a glass of wine. Very Very jealous of your reading room :-)

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