Sarah is moving to DFW this Saturday for school. She'll be living with her grandmother in the next city, but a lot closer!
Since Sarah's new home will not have room for all of her things, and since we'll be married in less than a year, God willing, she's putting a lot of her books in my house. (Seems Sarah's homeschooling parents believed in taking the kids to Half Price Books once a week. Say
It's amazing how much you can tell about a person by their books. For one thing, I'm looking at at least one box that's packed solid full of Star Trek novels. I have the biggest collection of Star Trek novels I'd ever seen
I can see a lot of what went into developing the mind I'm marrying. Sometimes the similarities between us are frightening. There's books on her own independent interests, but then there's religious books on uncommon beliefs that we share, science fiction books, and in general things that make me say, "Cool! Wish I'd had one of those!" when I pull them out. No wonder we were so attracted to each other.
Update: Make that two boxes of Star Trek books. And we're going to have to get rid of some duplicates. Hmm, hardback versions of some of my favorites!