Sunday, March 25, 2012
TSS: Spring Break,Take Two
Good morning and Happy Sunday. It's been another quiet week at Lakeside Musing, this time for Daughter #1's spring break. Although she had work to do on her honors thesis, we still managed to spend a lot of time together. The weather has been perfect, too, seeming more like summer than spring. Daffodils and hyacinths are in bloom, along with forsythia and magnolias. The lawn is greening up and starting to grow. If this keeps up, it could be the first time we've ever mowed the lawn in March! My nephew's confirmation was Thursday evening and, of course, March Madness is HUGE around here. Orange tears were shed last night as Syracuse's season came to a end, losing to Ohio St. in the Elite 8.
Reading has been almost as slow as blogging this week. I'm two thirds of the way through A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan. It's engaging and creative, but demanding all the listening skills I've acquired over the past ten years. This is one non-linear narrative, folks! The PowerPoint presentation is just two chapters away. I'm very curious to see how it will work on audio, but think I'll probably turn to the print edition for that section.
On Tuesday, I made the decision to read nothing but Clarissa until I was up to date with the March letters. Unfortunately, the letters seem to be growing longer and more numerous, and I feel like I'm treading water. My monthly update is coming up later this week, so for now I'll just say it's becoming a little repetitive.
My goal for the next few days is to write some posts/reviews so the blog doesn't get too quiet for another week.... Twin A begins her spring break on Thursday! Today we have my nephew's confirmation party, then I'll either get to work on those reviews or read Clarissa. What are you up to today?