posted on Jul, 11 2007 @ 11:44 AM
Cookie D. I know this is late to send a welcome, as you have been here longer than I have, but it is a welcome thread, so consider me welcoming
I have a nine year old granddaughter, who at times sits and reads, without posting, while I am online. And asks me a million questions that I have no
good answer for.
While I understand the fear that many here have of children and the ideas that they may be exposed to at a site like this, I am sure that your folks
have things well in hand.
I learned to read around the age of four, (there was no internet then), and while my parents would have never provided me with books that were
obscene, I was never restricted much as far as content. (Naturally, in those days mild cussing was never printed in a book, though Mark Twain used the
'N" word a lot.
Age is not as much a matter of years as it is a matter of exposure to ideas. It would seem that Cookie D. is rather remarkable, and I contribute this
to here rearing. (FF, that will not count as me being nice to you, so you can feel free to blast me without guilt on these boards whenever the urge
I think that letting a child follow those ideas that appeal to them is better than the straightjacket path followed by many modern
And Cookie D., I look forward to seeing your ideas from time to time. I for one am never to old to learn from anyone of any age.