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Day: November 22, 2011

Thank-you, Ms.McCaffrey

Post Views: 2,109 Today, after a scant 85 years in this life, Anne McCaffery has moved on to the next stage in our existence.  I’m not here to discuss or debate what that might be.  I’m here to talk about me, 30 years ago. 30 years ago was when I first got Dragon Riders of Pern, as a gift from my Mother.  I hated it.  The first chapter defied me;  jargon, a lack of action, and characters I didn’t know doing things I didn’t understand.  But, something about it got me to pick it up again, about three months later.  I still hated it.  And again, three months later, I still hated it. And then suddenly I was halfway through the book in a single weekend, with my…

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