Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Wednesday at the Little House
Changed my header, Mac painted it to sell, but if it doesn't sell by the time I get the bathroom painted it's mine. Otherwise he'll be painting one for me. Just love the colors.
I'm always on the wait list for books at the library and sometimes will go months without making it to the top of the list. But all too frequently all the books I've been waiting for become available at the same time. That's what happened this weekend. I now have 4 books to read in 2 weeks and 3 of them are at least 500 pages.
I immediately started Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson, she wrote Major Pettigrew's Last Stand which I loved, and I wasn't disappointed, really enjoyed it. Not great literature, but a good story well written.
Then I dove into Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfield, the story of psychic twins, one reveling in it and one very reluctant. It was good, but not great and I hated the ending.
Next up is The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. I've been meaning to read this one for a long time, so I'm looking forward to it.
The last one is The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood. I started it, but put it aside to read the others first. You just can't read an Atwood book in a hurry, so I'll wait.
Almost done with my grey themed throw, just 7 rows to go.
About time to fix lunch so I'm off.
Friday I went to the commissary with Mac to grocery shop and I managed to get all of it done without having to sit down and rest. That ma...