Mary Kay

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07:36 pm: Quiet day
We both slept like proverbial logs last night and didn't wake up til later than usual. Had a nice lie in. I've just started reading Jacqueline Winspear's new book, Leaving Everything Most Loved. She has a series set in the interwar period in London that is not like anything I've ever read before. Highly recommended. The first one in the series is called Maisie Dobbs, who is the psychologist/detective.

Jordin has been doing paperwork and I've been playing with beads. Ready to start a new linked one sparked by the recent BOTMO package of jasper and agate. Which i will begin tomorrow. The other goal for this week is to finish up clearing out the guest room. Which we began last week. It would be nice if I could get some work done on the dining room too, but I'm not officially making that a goal.

It was another beautiful day. Appreciated it from inside this time, but appreciate it we did! Alas, forecast says it will be cloudy & rainy next week.

What are your goals for the coming week?

Current Mood: peacefulpeaceful

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From:smofbabe
Date:April 1st, 2013 03:11 am (UTC)
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Still waiting for Leaving Everything Most Loved to arrive here. If you like these, you might enjoy the Victoria Thompson gaslight series beginning with Murder on Astor Place.
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From:marykaykare
Date:April 1st, 2013 03:15 am (UTC)
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Those are the ones set in NYC, right? I've seen them around, but haven't read one yet. Will put on list.

Hope your birthday was grand!
MKK
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From:smofbabe
Date:April 1st, 2013 03:35 am (UTC)
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Yup, they're set in turn-of-the-century NYC.

Thanks for the birthday wish. Unfortunately, Passover birthdays pretty much suck but I'll be making up for it after the holiday is over :->
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From:athenais
Date:April 1st, 2013 03:31 am (UTC)
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Ooh, new books to look up, thanks!

My goal is to...uh...I should have goals, I guess. I don't have any. I lead a simple life. ;-)
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From:smofbabe
Date:April 1st, 2013 03:38 am (UTC)
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Ooh, new books to look up, thanks!

I recommend these as well. BTW, if you like mysteries and are running out of stuff to read, I have a recommended list with descriptions on my web site.
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From:athenais
Date:April 1st, 2013 06:43 am (UTC)
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Fabulous! I am perpetually running out of stuff to read.
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From:smofbabe
Date:April 1st, 2013 07:38 am (UTC)
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There's an SF list on the site too. I hasten to add that these lists are just my personal choices, not necessarily objectively Worthy.
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From:marykaykare
Date:April 1st, 2013 06:02 pm (UTC)
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If you don't feel the need for them, there's no particular reason to have goals. I'm still working hard to recover some normality and I find it helps me. Aimlessness and lack of focus and structure are my enemies. Inertia is strong in this one!
MKK
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From:gilraen2
Date:April 1st, 2013 05:54 pm (UTC)
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I'd like to go visit my daughter for her 36th birthday, but think I'll leave that until next week. Reading The Big Time by Fritz Leiber for our local club discussion on Friday and finding it kind of tough going. I know the book is short compared to modern novels, but I'm about three chapters in and haven't yet figured out what's going on or where the plot is going, or even if there is one. Watched the first five episodes of Downton Abbey over the weekend, and might like to get more from Netflix or Infinity. Might do some reviews over at GoodReads today if you want to take a look. Expecting some snow this week, but lots of bright sunshine in the meantime. You and Jordin should consider Colorado for retirement.
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From:marykaykare
Date:April 1st, 2013 06:03 pm (UTC)
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I loved the first two series & eagerly awaited the 3rd. Which are still sitting, unmatched, in the depths of our TiVo.

MKK
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