Good morning! The sun is out, the birds are chirping, and my math homework is sitting at the kitchen table waiting for me. Right now I’m sitting at my desk with my cup of coffee, trying to postpone doing homework for a little while longer. I went to sleep doing math homework and now I’m basically waking up to do it. I hope you all are spending your weekends doing something more exciting.
I’m still trying to find a balance between reading and school. My Kobo stopped loading e-galleys and library books so I haven’t been using it. I’m reading between classes and while I wait for the bus. That’s been helping but I haven’t finished an adult book yet. I’m still reading the same three books: The Best American Essays 2011 edited by Edwidge Danticat, The Street Sweeper by Elliot Perlman, and The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson. I’ve also started reading How Georgia Became O’Keefe by Karen Karbo since it’s due back at the library soon. All four books are fantastic reads. Let’s hope that I finish them in February so I can actually post a review or two!
It’s the last Sunday of the month and I’ve already failed a read-along and a reading challenge. The Games of Thrones read-along and Orange January is a bust. I really wanted to participate in both events. Jill, the Orange January host, posted interesting questions for participants to answer. It was great seeing everyone else’s responses. Luckily, there’s always Orange July to join in.
Looking back over this month, I’ve done pretty well with my resolutions. Two of my resolutions were to get life insurance and give away a few books from my shelves to my library. I did them both. Next month I plan to look for a house to rent, buy a purse, get dental insurance, and take a family photo. I know it probably looks weird about having “buy a purse” on my resolutions list, but if I didn’t add it, I’ll probably buy books instead.
So now I’m off to suffer through do homework. Don’t forget that the poll is still open for next month’s African-American Read-In. I’ll announce the winning book tomorrow morning. How’s your weekend going? Are you keeping your resolutions?