Greetings from the cottage, where I seem to be holed up indefinitely. Actually, that’s not entirely true, but I’ve been housebound since a week ago Monday when it became clear I was officially under the weather. Between the insane week in NYC, commuting back and forth to rehearsals on very little sleep, and the 10 days of virus-fighting, I feel like I’ve been living a surreal life. It’s made me restless, but I also know I have to be patient and take care of myself.
I will break out for an hour or so this morning when I drive Don to the bus station. He has to go into the city to sign new contracts with his agents and his car is still in the shop. I haven’t driven my car in well over two weeks!
That, I fear, will be the highlight of my day; driving to the neighboring town and back home again, stopping to buy even more lemon-mint Ricolas. Whoo hoo!
I’m halfway through the newest Julia Dahl (it hasn’t been officially published yet, but I have an eGalley) and, as I’ve come to expect from this author, it’s excellent. Next up? I’m not sure yet, though I certainly have lots of books stacked up and waiting. I do want to order Amor Towles’ first novel because I was so impressed by A Gentleman from Moscow, which I have since recommended to at least two people working on Anastasia.
I’m glad to say that today’s two mugfuls of Peets actually taste like Peets! I think I’ve turned a corner.
Since I’m stuck here for most of the day and I’m going a bit nuts, how about telling me what you’ve been reading? I always find new books to add to my wish list when we do this and I know you do, too.
What have you been reading, my friends?