Monthly Archives: September 2011

September 27, 2011: Read Like A Ninja

PAGES READ SINCE September 21: 232 YEAR TO DATE: 8,466 CURRENTLY READING: The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaatje BOOKS SET ASIDE FOR THE MOMENT: Life by Keith Richards and The Steps Across the Water by Adam Gopnik BOOKS COMPLETED: 23 -5,044 PAGES My kids and … Continue reading

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September 21, 2011: Book Club Discussion: State of Wonder

PAGES READ SINCE September 3: 539 YEAR TO DATE: 8,234 CURRENTLY READING: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling BOOKS SET ASIDE FOR THE MOMENT: Life by Keith Richards and The Steps Across the Water by Adam Gopnik BOOKS COMPLETED: 22 -4,966 PAGES … Continue reading

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Jersey Shore: Delayed Reaction

As I’ve been learning over the past nine months, despite being great friends, Leigh-Anne and I differ in some fairly profound ways. Jersey Shore is one of those ways. Don’t get me wrong – I’m not above watching crappy television … Continue reading

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Not to mention the paperwork, I like number 5.

This past July, I was sweaty. In 2008, my air-conditioner was disconnected during a renovation and so I stayed sweaty the whole month. My kids were sweaty too. Why no hook up you ask? Firstly, getting the a/c going would … Continue reading

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The movie always has more sex than the book

Hi, it’s LA, and I’m happy to report that an excellent pace of reading took place this summer. 50 pages a day? Unlikely. Was it all quality? No. I indulged my utter love of Gossip Girl and started on the … Continue reading

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September 2, 2011: Libraries of the Rich and Famous

PAGES READ SINCE August 28: 88 YEAR TO DATE: 7,695 CURRENTLY READING: Life by Keith Richards, The Steps Across the Water by Adam Gopnik, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling and The Cookbook Collector by Allegra Goodman BOOKS COMPLETED: 20 -4,555 … Continue reading

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