Far From Normal, Daily Prompt.

Today’s Daily Prompt, Far from Normal, tell six things about yourself. Unusual, unique or odd. What a way to go.

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1. Left-Handed. The best always are.
2. I’ve jumped out of an aeroplane. Because everyone should do something stupid once, as a learning exercise.
3. I’ve slept on the top of a mountain. For the silence and the sunrise.
4. I own too many books. Or not, you can never have too many books.
5. My talent is fixing things. I have usually taken them apart first, to see what is inside. A compulsion I have.
6. I want to know everything. So much interesting stuff, places, people. Where do you start?

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22 thoughts on “Far From Normal, Daily Prompt.

  1. I’m a lefty too. And I agree…. one can never have too many books! I’m a little envious about the sleeping on top of the mountain thing, but as for the jumping out of the airplane… um…. no.

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      1. It would definitely have to be closer to the ground for me. My father was a pilot but I didn’t inherit his love of flying. I think it was all the hours I spent barfing in the air-sickness bags that did me in and sort of took the fun out of it. LOL

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  2. The difficulty with wanting to know everything is that with each new thing you learn…it opens up a whole new world previously unknown to you that then must be explored. šŸ™‚

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    1. And there are some great second hand bookshops near me too, a I picked up 4 books for Ā£4 the other day, including a Collins dictionary and thesaurus. Lots of weight for my money. šŸ™‚

      Jim

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  3. Well I;m right-handed, and I don’t fix things well, but you hit me bull’s eye on the other four. I’m just now finding out how many of my books I didn’t give away when I bought my RV. I had them stored away in bins at my daughter’s home and now she’s bringing them to me at my Tucson apartment.

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      1. Thanks for the suggestion. I saw a Christmas tree made of books. Perhaps I’ll look for other ideas. My apartment is quite small and I don’t have a single bookcase yets. In the house I sold before I started RVing, I had bookcases in every room, including the bathroom. And I truly did sell or give away hundreds of books before going on the road.

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      2. I kept autographed books, ones written by authors I knew, and my travel, writing, bird and art books mostly. I had a huge collection of bird books and gave a lot to the local Audubon chapter, which sold them for a fund raiser. The fiction was much easier to let go because I rarely reread a book. Too many new ones out there. That’s one of the nice things these days about my Kindle. Any book I get for it is mine forever in the archives.

        Write and Smile Pat Beanhttp://patbean.wordpress.com Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2013 21:10:14 +0000 To: patbean@msn.com

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