Category Archives: random reading thoughts

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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On Book Snobbery

Though I’m not entirely proud to admit it, I consider myself a bit of a book snob. Even though I do have my own reading guilty pleasures, I find myself judging people on the basis of what they read.  Though … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday

So much to do, so little time! My husband and I will be heading up to my hometown of Winnipeg on Thursday for Easter with my family and returning on Monday.  So this weekend has been preparing for the trip:  fun … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday

Almost 7:00 pm and I’m finally able to sit around!  I splurged and bought myself a new laptop computer yesterday so part of the afternoon was spent setting it up and transferring files.  I’m not much of a techie, but … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday

  So it’s March now, technically spring, but the weather hasn’t been given that memo.  Here in Chicagoland (at least Northwest Chicagoland) we received a few inches of snow on Friday and intermittent flurries yesterday and today.  The temperature is … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday

  A busy (and hopefully productive) Sunday in store.  I was at the office for a few hours this morning; it’s a pain but I like the quiet and I can get stuff done without distractions.  Then  some errands with … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday

  Well, I actually didn’t do a lot of sitting around today.     I had a doctor’s appointment last Monday and everything is going well (I have polycystic kidney disease and my blood pressure needs to be monitored regularly) but … Continue reading

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Sitting Around on a Sunday

  Ok, sitting around is what I normally do on a Sunday (with something to read in hand of course) but this weekend I can at least be justified for doing so.  Yesterday was my husband’s nephew’s bar mitzvah and it … Continue reading

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Reading Slowdown

  Halfway through October and I have not completed a single book.   This has not happened in a very long time.  While I always have a few books on the go at any one time (four right now), I … Continue reading

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Another Reason Why I Want to Improve my French Skills

  A weekly program on network discussing books and literature, La Grande Librairie  (The Large Bookstore) is my dream television show.  I’ve only seen two episodes so far (I just included this channel in my cable package to improve my French) … Continue reading

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