I only read one nonfiction book in January, so my library requests focused on the nonfiction for February. But I have still been craving fiction. I feel like I’ve been reading a lot this week, but I have barely anything to show for it. I’ve been working on Inventing English, which is quite fascinating, but I have still not finished. I guess I can only take so much at once. DNA has been boring me. I did not spend much time with it this week. It’s my monthly project book, so as soon as I finish Inventing English, it will be a priority.
In fiction, I spent a lot of time with A Tale of Two Cities this week. I abandoned it after 100 pages in October, so I forced myself to get through page 100 again, and it is much better once I passed that hump. Now I really want to know how it ends! East of Eden is my slow fiction read: I want to read it in a long stretch, but my goal is to take it slow and savor it. I started and finished a Wodehouse audiobook while I’ve been painting. It was lots of fun. And now I’ve begun some Jules Verne, which is very delightful.
Once again, I’m tempted to do a vlog but since I’m watching a friend’s kids this morning and my son needs to be fed and dress, I’ve got to run. Besides, I’d like to visit your blogs a today too! How do you vlog-gers have time for it?! How long does it take? What technology do you use? I’m a bit afraid of it.Continue Reading