What a wonderful, long weekend. I’ve been so relaxed, that I hardly know what day it is. The weather has been gorgeous. Just gorgeous. Sunny and warm, hovering right around 70 degrees but the leaves are all shades of gold and it just feels like fall. Finally.
Thanksgiving was wonderful. We watched movies, ate, took the dog for walks and collapsed on the couch in an exhausted heap. Who knew sloth could be so exhausting? Oh, and in the evening, when everything was said and done, I finished 1Q84. Yes, a bit later than I had wanted but the timing ended up being quite good. I was sleepy from all that turkey and when I read that last paragraph, I felt as if I was in Murakami’s surreal world. I went off to dreamy land after that with a smile upon my face.
No way was I going to head out into that craziness after such a lovely dinner at home. Nope. However, I did hit the stores by 10am on Friday and it wasn’t too bad. I hit the mall and a couple of other stores and everyone acted like perfect little shoppers. I did not hit Target though, which I always hit. I don’t know. With all of the reports of violence, I decided to skip the discount stores.
I never did get to the new King book. I totally forgot about the reading that I have to do for the Freshman Common Reading group that I belong to. Last year we had to read the books over Christmas, but this year we were asked to read them over Thanksgiving. Well, I don’t care for any of the books. I started them, and then put them aside and picked up The Bungalow instead. I picked it up late last night, and I already finished it! Couldn’t put it down.
Today, I have my first meeting for this new Classics book club I joined. We are watching lectures on Edgar Allan Poe and then next week we discuss them. I also have my normal book club’s holiday party this week. Man, December 1st is this Thursday. Unbelievable.
Okay, well I babbled on long enough. I have been off of the computer so I’ve not been reading any blog posts this weekend, but I plan to catch-up tomorrow. Also, in case you didn’t notice, I finally added an A-Z index of authors. I’ve been wanting to do it for a while, and thought I would do it come January, but then thought, why wait? Hope it helps.
Hope you are all having a lovely Sunday.