I learned to read at age 4 and never stopped. I was the flashlight under the covers kid after lights out. I now own a small library and continue to add to it. I've also started writing and find it exhilarating and tough. Research is good and takes up a lot of time.
Lawrence Block - Bernie Rhodenbarr series; Donald Westlake - Kahawa, Dortmunder series; Caimh McDonnell - Endinburgh trilogy; Emma Donoghue - Stir-Fry, Slammerkin; Nnedi Okorafor - Shadowspeaker, Who Fears Death; Zadie Smith - White Teeth; Kate Atkinson - God in Ruins; Madeleine L'Engle - The Small
"The time to make up your mind about people is never." -Philadelphia Story
"Our most precious commodity is Time, you never get more and it is always whiling away." Dr. Terrence Roberts
"When someone tells you who they are; believe them." Maya Angelou