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My love affair began - as I recall - when mother read to me. What golden times! Enchanting fairy tales and nursery rhymes had planted fancy’s seeds when I was small. Then through my youth, I’d almost daily spend the time, my nose inside a fiction book. To find me, someone only had to look inside my room. I’d be there with a friend.. . Yes, every book I’ve loved, a friend -the best! Yet others came along to steal my heart - Romantic “West Side Story” was the start. And after “Spartacus,” I was obsessed! Movies on TV, then videotape Then DVR - to feed my passion’s sin. I do not tire of films time and again. And now there's Netflix for each great escape! It’s in great stories that my passion lies - in novels and in movies on a screen; My hobby's getting lost inside a scene read in a book or played before my eyes! Feb. 10, 2019 for Julie Leigh Rodeheaver's Hobbies Poetry Contest

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Date: 2/12/2019 12:18:00 PM
Enjoyed reading your contest entry. Reads like a good contender. Way to go..Thanks for the honor of placing in your contest. Sara
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Date: 2/11/2019 5:01:00 PM
Me, too!! I especially love old movies, but anything with a good deep story sucks me right down the rabbit hole! ;)
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Date: 2/11/2019 1:29:00 PM
i can totally relate to this, andrea! those are my two favorite hobbies, too. you've described them so well in this poem! best of luck in the contest...
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Date: 2/11/2019 6:53:00 AM
Your hobbies have defined you well, Andrea. Some great experiences in the books. Best for a win.
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Date: 2/11/2019 6:34:00 AM
Some read for pleasure and others to escape what is going on in their own lives. You do like stories, Andrea, so your enthusiasm for TV and Movies replaces reading. Best wishes in the contest, Carolyn
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 2/11/2019 2:56:00 PM
Yes, I just love stories and probably too much!!! I can hear movies while I wash dishes or w3ork in the house. I can't do that with books. Another reason I don't read so much any more! I think nobody else I know goes to actual movie theaters each week as much as i do! I am obsessed.
Date: 2/11/2019 2:56:00 AM
Video tape, I'd forgotten, ours was a betamax but that format didn't catch on, you've made me feel old lol. Tom
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Date: 2/10/2019 10:09:00 PM
Great hobbies, Andrea:) I too love reading:)
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