Nope, I have never made a wish, but I would look upon them as I slept growing up. My entire room actually was designed to glow like the night sky when darkened.So last night there was a meteor shower in the northeast sky. And it had me thinking, as a kid did you ever make wishes on a star? Or use shooting stars as a reason for hope in a wish?
I know I did. At least with shooting stars.
Were you equally as obsessed with linguistics and chess at that age?I was interested in astronomy from an early age, so I knew what shooting stars were and found them fascinating. I was too impressed that asteroids were colliding with the atmosphere at supersonic speeds and disintegrating at enormous temperatures to worry about making wishes like after blowing out birthday candles.
No, I didn't start playing chess until a few years ago.Were you equally as obsessed with linguistics and chess at that age?