I've spent most of the weekend in Starwars yoga pants and a green Team Awesome t-shirt. Popcorn was consumed in vast quantities. Last weekend we set Isla up in a 'big kid bed' which matches 'big kid school'. This is a good thing. Bed time stories happen in her room now. She falls asleep in … Continue reading Books and Blog Notes
The last time the fam and I went to NY, Isla turned six months old on the trip. One of my 'things' has been to push for plan another trip before she goes to 'big school' in August. Well. We tried to get the two weeks before school starts, but that didn't happen. And so. … Continue reading Dreaming of Breakfast Bagels
I didn't finish reading any books this week. However. I started three new ones from the various stacks that let us share the house with them. Another Day in the Death of America - This is wrenching. But I can't stop reading it. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine - This is also wrenching, but in … Continue reading 3 Books, 3 Blogs. And Stuff.
I am a flippant reader. As soon as I read about a book that intrigues me, I MUST READ IT RIGHT NOW. This leads to lots of piles. Of books in various stages of readedness. If a book grips me enough not to read anything else along with it, that's a GOOD THING. I usually … Continue reading 25 Bookish Things About Me
Neil is back after a week in Edinburgh. He goes back for another week tomorrow, so there's a lot of this happening: What does your weekend look like? Share a photo or link or comment.
Saw this on Ritu's blog. Thought I'd play. Do you have a specific place for reading? These days I mostly read in bed, late into the night. Weekend reading is outside with Isla, on her trampoline. She is, I'm not. Bookmarks or random pieces of paper? Train tickets. And no dog-eared pages. Can you just … Continue reading Book Lover’s Tag Thing
I figured it was time to share what I've been reading latelyish. My peak reading time is now somewhere between 11pm and 4am. And there are now three TV-less nights a week in this house. So, there's that, too. The Unseen World, Liz Moore - This book. This effing book. I identified with Ada more … Continue reading The 21 Books I’ve Read So Far In 2017