The last half of this week has been extremely busy. On both Thursday and Friday I worked 15 hour shifts, and I am working straight through until next Friday. It has made me a little grumpy and tired and I sadly have not had a lot of time to browse blogs.
But, such is life and I know that working will be a better choice in the long run. I am also home alone this weekend. The rest of my family, and Matt, are down in Indiana going to the Indy 500. This is the first time in 17 years I haven't gone, but that's alright. They told me it is very warm and humid, so I'll take work over that any day. It has given me some time to relax after those long shifts and to cuddle with the cats.
Anyway, I ended up having a great reading week. Matt and I were up north at his parents' log cabin on Monday and Tuesday, so I flew through As I Lay Dying and The Return of Sherlock Holmes while I was up there. Matt was also reading, Eiger Dreams by Jon Krakauer, and we had a great time. Speaking of Matt, does anyone have any suggestions of things for him to read? He likes mostly non-fiction and things about mountain-climbing and the like. Let me know if you have any suggestions.
I also started Gone with the Wind, which I have never read and I have also never seen the movie. I am around page 630 or so in my edition right now (there are about 950 pages in my edition) and I just can't get enough of it. It is definitely a fast read for its size and I cannot wait to know what happens. I'll probably try and finish it in the next day or two.
Plans for this week are to finish Gone with the Wind, as well as read The Hound of the Baskervilles. I am also going to try and get through the first section of Gulliver's Travels for my read-along (by the way, there is still plenty of time to sign up for them! Links are above!).
I hope you all have a great reading week and I hope that I can be around a little more this week!