Friday, February 29, 2008
Library Leap Day
Remember how we started painting walls and installing hardwoods the week before Christmas?
We move very slowly.
And when we're not moving slowly we often ignore the job at hand (and hope the other won't call us on it) and do nothing at all. We have ignoring chaos down to a fine art.
Tomorrow we're getting back to work. We have to move the furniture out, instead of moving it from one end of the room to the other, and sand the floor and do all the prep work it might need. I assume we'll be doing staining and steel wooling and waxing in the evenings through most of next week.
So this library haul is downright ridiculous. When am I going to have time to read?
God's Bits of Wood. Sembene Ousmane
In the Driver's Seat. Helen Simpson
Gods Behaving Badly. Marie Phillips
All Shall Be Well; and All Shall Be WEll; and All Manner of Things Shall Be Well. Tod Wodicka
Then We Came to the End. Joshua Ferris
Day. A. L. Kennedy
A Miracle of Catfish. Larry Brown
Christina Stead: A Biography. Hazel Rowley
The Long Emergency. James Howard Kunstler