Monday, November 28, 2011

Giveaway Winner & A Little Monday Blathering

This feels weird to say I don't know your name, but all I had was your email address, so I'll call you #3!  :)  Thanks to's random drawing, you're the winner of Sharon's awesome new book Miss Darcy Falls in Love.  I've sent you an email, so respond back and we'll get your book on its way!

Thanks to everyone who participated.  I love hearing from other readers.  I hope to see you around again!

Now, I need to pull things together to get more reviews posted ASAP!  Thanksgiving was great on my end and hope it was for all of you who celebrated it as well.  As expected, I spent a lot of time just hanging out with family (including the world's cutest 5 month old baby!), sleeping at random times, and watching too much television.  It was a really nice and relaxing time though, so I'm feeling much more relaxed and ready to hit the ground running this week.  I suppose it helps that I HAVE to hit the ground running though, with parent teacher conferences, midterms, and a couple of new units to prepare, I'll really be hopping.  Not to mention I'm in the home stretch with one online Senior English class and a brand new online class starting today.  I'm not keen on the overlap, but I'm looking forward to having those last several months of school free of online work, which is why I took on an extra class now and not later.  Is it fair to say that I'm already counting down the days until Christmas?  I can't wait!

FYI.  I mentioned last week that I purchased some new furniture that included a new bed and treadmill. Well, the treadmill is still in the box, but the bed finally has been put to good use and is by far the BEST present I have ever given myself.  I thought maybe I was being dramatic or a big baby about the back aches and pains, but I now know it was the bed.  With the wonders of a new bed, I'll never go for so long ever again!  Sleep is way too precious to put up with a lousy bed. 

Here's what I'm currently reading:

Well, on this glorious Monday, I wish you all the best!  What are you reading?


  1. Back issues are ... a pain (har), so glad you got a new bed and see a difference. :)

    I'm currently reading FROI OF THE EXILES by Melina Marchetta. Finding it very dark to tell you the truth.

  2. Congratulations #3!! I hope you love, love, love Miss Darcy Falls in Love. I will be emailing you too cause I have a special thank you gift as well. :-)

    Becky, congrats on the bed. It makes ALL the difference in the world. Glad to hear you had a wonderful holiday weekend.


  3. Hooray for a new bed! Sleep is definitely important. :)

  4. All of your currently reading books look good. Enjoy!