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daewoodaewoo TexasMember Posts: 326

Hi everyone.  I was first introduced to Lego in the early 70s as a young child.  I remember having some great sets, including most of the original Space stuff.  Unfortunately, I stopped collecting/playing with Lego when I hit 13 or so.  My mom sold all my stuff when I left for college.  That was my dark period with no Lego and no interest. 

I started collecting again in college in the early 90s.  It was the Western theme that drew me back in.  It's been a bit up a down since, with a prolonged grey period when I was married.  It wasn't so much a lack of interest than a lack of funds/time.  Four kids will do that to you.  My ex wanted out in 2011 and I threw myself back into my collection.  Thank God I had it!  I found peace and satisfaction through Lego that I was sorely lacking in my life at the time.  I'm in a much better place now and have fully embraced my love for Lego. 

My main focus these days is City/Town.  I'll buy other themes if I see a way to make them work in my city.  The only bad thing is that I live in an apartment and just don't have a lot of room.  Most of my collection sits in boxes.  One day I will have enough space to put my vision together.  Til then, I'm building modular landscapes and buying used parts to make older sets that aren't available anymore.

JRLM_BossMegtheCatspepperAllBrickLegogram

Comments

  • M_BossM_Boss Houston, TexasMember Posts: 236
    Welcome from a fellow Texan, stay safe if you're near Hurricane Harvey.
  • daewoodaewoo TexasMember Posts: 326
    edited August 2017
    I'm in DFW.  Stay safe down near the coast!
  • MegtheCatMegtheCat Houston, TXMember Posts: 497
    Welcome!

    Apparently we may be facing flooding all through next week - I hope it doesn't ruin my three day weekend:(
  • NicksBricksNicksBricks United StatesMember Posts: 210
    Welcome from a fellow Texan in DFW as well!
  • elspankdogelspankdog TexasMember Posts: 403
    Howdy!
  • AllBrickAllBrick UKMember Posts: 1,404
    edited September 2017
    The correlations in your story and mine are very similar, not my intro but the last year or 2.
    Hello and welcome.
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