Despite my best intentions, I am struggling mightily with this year’s Thankfully Reading, thanks to this pounding headache of mine. I’m pretty sure this is weather-related; we had fairly warm temperatures on Thursday and Friday (in the 50s or so), only to be greeted by our first snow of the season this morning. It has been snowing all day, and its my favorite kind of snow: big, steady flakes swirling around like a dervish, arriving on a day when nobody has to go anywhere, and gone by evening.
Ironically, this is the kind of snow that makes for perfect reading, but as I mentioned, that hasn’t been happening as much as I’d like.
I’ve read a grand total of … are you ready? A whopping
54 81 pages in my current book, Because You Have To: A Writing Life, by Joan Frank. (I should clarify that my lack of reading progress has nothing whatsoever to do with the book, which is wonderful.)
Day 1 (Thursday)
No pages read at all, due to cooking Thanksgiving dinner and it being the kids’ birthdays.
Day 2 (Friday):
Number of pages read: 38
Day 3 (Saturday, as of
6:40 p.m. 11:45 p.m.)
Number of pages read:
I’m going to take a Maxalt and, if I don’t fall asleep, try to read some more.
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