September 30, 2010

I am NOT going to talk about the upcoming foot surgery today. I know you’re super relieved. Instead, I am going to talk about all the things I want to get accomplished this weekend, and then you can tell me that I’m completely nuts for thinking I can get that many things done in three…

September 29, 2010

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys My rating: 4 of 5 stars I can’t believe I’d never read this before! “Wide Sargasso Sea” is the life story of Bertha Rochester (of Jane Eyre fame) from her point of view. It’s so interesting to see things from the mad woman in the attic’s point of view….

September 29, 2010

Cleaving by Julie Powell My rating: 3 of 5 stars I had two very different reviews from two trusted friend sources. I haven’t read Julie & Julia (nor seen the movie), although I always think I have, because I read “My Life in France” which is very different (I’m guessing). Friend #1 said she really…

September 28, 2010

Ummm…yeah. Today sucked. A lot. There will be some wine tonight. I’m just sayin’. (I hate dropped g’s – I really, really do.) So – I did meet with my surgeon this morning and asked my questions. What kind of exercises can I do with my boot on to maintain a basic level of fitness?…

September 27, 2010

So – my surgery is a week from tomorrow. Only seven days lie between me and the deliberate breaking of bones. That is crazy. When I scheduled this surgery, it was so far away. And my foot has been feeling FINE (REALLY!) lately. Provided I don’t wear closed-toe shoes. Or if beagles don’t step on…

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