I am a list maker. Here is a list about this week. More than 30 hours of Teams, Slack and Zoom calls Today is my sisters birthday 67 page PowerPoint deck draft delivered, culminating months of work with a great group of people Up to chapter 11 with the nephews in The Mouse and the Motorcycle … Continue reading Lists
Today is day 12 of self-isolation for me. It was a pretty good day, all things considered. I started a new book (The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel), which was in the last delivery I got from my library before they closed the building and stopped circulating items. I'm about a quarter into … Continue reading Soup and books
I was exhausted yesterday and missed posting. I slept 11 hours Friday night, so my Fitbit tells me, but it sure didn't feel like it. I managed to walk the dog a couple times, get on the treadmill, vacuum and clean up around the house. I'm pretty sure I napped, though I'm having a hard … Continue reading Where did Saturday go?
I fully intended to write about a really bad book last night, but I opted instead for a dinner of risotto with asparagus and edamame while watching an episode of Doc Martin (I love BBC television). Then I decided to start a new book, which, in the first 20 pages, was better than the whole … Continue reading Bad Books
Negligent. Absent. Inattentive. These words describe more than my behavior here. It is everywhere. I had sinus surgery, and two weeks after caught a cold. I'm just now starting to feel a shade of normal. I have not cleaned or cooked a real meal (last nights dinner was crackers and cheese) in a month. My … Continue reading Remiss
In the last six months or so I've gotten into the habit of reading really Big Books. I love books of all kinds but the Big Books are starting to take their toll on me. Mostly its because I read on the trains to and from work. I also walk just under a mile to … Continue reading Really Big Books