Thursday, February 22, 2007

I Blame Lisa for this one

I have not gotten anything done today because Lisa in my book club (a different Lisa than the one who introduced me to Sonic's Route 44) selected the book, "The Quilter's Apprentice" by Jennifer Chiaverini for our meeting in March. I started it last night, stayed up way too late reading it and then had to finish it today. Everything stopped in our house while I was reading it. I let the kids fend for themselves for lunch out of the pantry (which means goldfish crackers, Mint Milano cookies and Fresca) and just held toothsome #4 and read. It is now almost 5:00pm, my house is a wreck, I need to change some diapers and then start dinner. It was a great read but now I have to get back to my life. When I start a good book, I have no self control and read until it is over and then am sad that I finished it. Why can't I just portion a good book out over a few days a least?

5 comments:

Lindsey said...

I'm the same way. It's good to do that once in awhile, I say. When else do you do stuff like that for yourself?

Gabriela said...

I'm that way too-with all kinds of projects.

So I guess you would recommend the book?

Janice said...

Gabriela: Yes, I highly recommend the book.

Lisa: If you read this, I really don't blame you since it was my fault. However, if you had chosen a less enjoyable book, I would have had better self-control.

jo said...

wow! you know, you should be very glad that you have that talent. And yes, I said talent. Some of us are on the other extreme (as you know) though I'm getting better all the time... hey... that's a beatles song.

Lisa said...

I'm glad you got into it. You do know that it's the first in a series of about 9 books :)
I'm the exact same way and therefore I don't let myself read much more than book club books these days - too many other things that need to be done.