Hello friendlies! Well, perhaps the biggest news of the past month is that we finally came out of hiding with the news of Little Caramel #2, who will make his or her debut this coming August. We’re excited to step into life as a family of four, and I’m generally excited not to be in the land of first trimester anymore. But enough about the woes of pregnancy – I’m linking up with Lovely Leigh for the monthly edition of What I’m Into. What have YOU been into this past month?
Anne of Avonlea (#2), Anne of the Island (#3), (Montgomery), 4/5: Y’all, I’m not sure how I didn’t read these as a child; I do recollect the PBS series, but then I wonder if I actually watched it in its entirety, as I’ve been waiting with baited breath as to the future of Anne and Gilbert.
Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls (Sedaris), 3/5: In general, I’m a fan of Sedaris, as he’s done so much for the world of comedic writing – but this book was way too dark for my taste.
Good and Perfect Gift, A: (Becker), 4/5: The surprise of the month! I downloaded this one on Kindle after it a) went on sale, and b) was recommended by a number of my reader friends. And, oh – it was just lovely. Spiritual memoir meets a necessary, educational, heartfelt journey alongside a child born with Down Syndrome.
Summer of Firefly Memories (Gable), 2/5: Completely brainless and another Kindle freebie – but when there are so many other, better books to read, why do I waste my time with ones like these?
The Invention of Wings (Kidd), 4/5: This was our February read for the Sassy Ladies’ Book Club – and ugh, it was good. I love Sue Monk Kidd’s writing, and found the narrated story she invented, based on actual historical figures, just fascinating; but for a bit lacking with character development, I was enthralled.
I’m reading: Handling the Truth; The Locust Effect; Animal, Vegetable, Miracle; Anne of Windy Poplars (#4).
I watched: Scandal – be still my Kerry Washington-loving heart. Downton Abbey – I want a framed picture of the very last scene of season four. I’ve been waiting for that moment! Any other shows watched are hardly worth noting.
I wrote: chapters in my book! Chapters and paragraphs and just plain ol’ ideas in book idea #2! Articles! Guest posts! Blogs! All are worthy of exclamation point, I’d say.
And I’m so, so excited for this, coming Christmas 2014:
(This was one of my favorite books of 2013 – phenomenal people, just phenomenal).
So, what about you? What defined the month of February for you? And, puh-lease tell me how I can consume approximately 3 loafs of sourdough bread a day and still maintain low blood sugar.
Yours truly, Carby Cara0