My mother taught me how to crochet and my father showed me how to straighten a bent nail. By the sixth grade I could field-strip a traditional American bicycle and make a wicked pineapple stitch doily for the little table that ugly black rotary phone sat on in the hall (remember Ident-a-Ring?).Continue reading “One Full Year In Lockdown”
Yeah, it’s new since I haven’t read any of the listed titles yet, but it’s actually the same old reading that covered so much of my time over the last year. Although I am very appreciative of the opportunity to make such a splash in my reading pool, it’s a sad commentary about how awful and how tedious 2020 actually was. Will 2021 be a less frightening year? Will I wear out my trusty iPad? Will the sky still occasionally be sunny and blue?Continue reading “New Reading For 2021”
Despite all the work I’ve had to put into pre-move activities, I managed to read quite a bit this last month but I probably went outside the published reading pool more than usual. Now since I have less than two weeks before the move and since so many of my books are packed away, I will be re-listing many of the titles from July that I (this time) hope to read in and around the household confusion.
Another factor is that due to construction delays, I will be forced to put almost all of my books in a storage unit until the room and the bookshelves are built. I might not see them again until Christmas.