Getting back to my basics

As I type this post it’s raining outside and I am sipping my coffee. I just finished my home yoga practice. (I started working on this post yesterday morning.)

I won’t type long and will finish this post later as I really want to get to reading my book.

When I was a little girl I read all the time. I read so much that my vocabulary was quite advanced (much more than it is now) and I was three reading levels ahead of my grade.

In 7th grade we got to pick a book of our choice to read and write a report on it. I read Jane Eyre. I wouldn’t read that book again until college in one of my literature classes.

I still enjoy reading. It just doesn’t happen as often. But every once in a while I get into a kick and read like crazy.

I feel like I am back in that. Sometime last week after I had unloaded our books onto our book shelf I realized there were so many books I hadn’t yet read.

I grabbed a Beverly Cleary book. She wrote the Ramona books and (Ralph) The Mouse and the Motorcycle books among … Continue reading

Taking it easy

I am either coming down with a cold or allergies. But I am leaning toward allergies. When I lived in Arizona my worst allergy attacks were in the summer or when I was around loose hay.

And it has been summer here lately. High 90s yesterday and today.

Regardless I am taking a break from the gym. I am a little bummed about it. But I just don’t think it is a good idea. I am already pretty tired these days and am slightly congested and have a scratchy throat.

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