Category Archives: random reading thoughts

Sitting Around on a Sunday — The Bored Edition

After all of the anticipation and excitement of last weekend, where my brothers and their families came to visit and I ran my first 5k, this week has been anti-climactic.  I suppose I needed the time to “chill out” and … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday — The Lazypants Edition

Let’s see ….. what have I done since last Sunday?  Pretty much nothing productive.  Oh sure, I went to work and I guess I was productive there (that may be questionable), but apart from a pre-scheduled post I did no … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday — The Birthday Edition

No, my birthday isn’t today, but it is in the coming week; and though I really am too old to care about birthdays, I am excited.  I already have received a few cards which I have been forbidden to open … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday — The Parental Visit Edition

My parents are visiting this weekend, so my routines (such as they are) have been thrown off the last few days.  They do their own thing — primarily shop — while they are here, so I’m not required to be … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday

Well the heat has finally broken here in Chicagoland.  After four days of 100 degree heat the temperature today is supposed to be a much more tolerable 85 degrees.  Sadly there is still no sign of rain and everything outside … Continue reading

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Reading to Cool Off By

(yes, I know that isn’t grammatically correct.) Like many parts of the country, Chicagoland is experiencing temperatures hotter than you-know-where.  Today the temperature peaked at 97 degrees and with the humidity it felt even warmer.  It is just not comfortable … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday

I’m still on a bit of a Booktopia high and I’m in a reading frenzy.  I am in the middle of five (!) books right now and they are all interesting so I try to allot my reading time to … Continue reading

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On Bookmarks

I’ve recently started listening to a podcast called Under the Influence, which is about marketing/advertising.  This week’s episode featured the host’s (Terry O’Reilly) book recommendations, which was interesting; but in the first part of the podcast he spoke about bookmarks, … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday

It’s supposed to hit 97 hot humid degrees here in Chicagoland today so I’m writing this before the heat becomes too unbearable to sit in front of the computer.  I also plan to get to the gym early as well … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday

This is the first Sunday in a while where I’ve had no obligations … yay!  I think my husband and I are going to take in The Avengers and then I’ll try to hit the gym later this afternoon. Yes, … Continue reading

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