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Month in review

Reviews:
100 Words Per Minute by Adina Sara
After the Funeral by Edwin Murphy
Andrea by John O'Hara
The Art of Reading by Reading is Fundamental
Baby Island by Carol Ryrie Brink
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Contraband by Clarence Budington Kelland
Demons Don't Dream by Piers Anthony
Dirt in the Well by Linda Lyon
Games to Play with Babies by Jackie Silberg
Ginger by Charlotte Voake Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett
The Golden Mean by Nick Bantock
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
The Gryphon by Nick Bantock
A House Divided by Pearl S. Buck
Little Cricket's Song by Readers Digest Association
The Leopard Hat by Valerie Steiker
Marianne Dreams by Catherine Storr
My Yard by Heinz Kluetmeier
The Old Maid by Edith Wharton
Sammy's Hill by Kristin Gore
Silver Lies by Ann Parker
The Summerfolk by Doris Burn
Sun Dog by Stephen King
Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck
Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill by Mark Bittner

Miscellaneous
$275 Later...
At the Park
Babies Aren't Dolls
Bitter Herbs
BookCrossing Misadventures
Breakfast Hijinks
Cheerios
Chicken Pie
Coldy and Rainy
Don't 'Lurp Your 'Oup
Easter
Elephants on Mars
Getting Ready for School
Harriet's Teeth
How I Read
Hunting Eggs
In Search of a Wii
A Lazy Day
Magenta
No Sleep and Six Teeth
Owl at School
Painting Again
Period
Return to Normal
Where Have All the Books Gone?
You Know that Burning Plastic Smell

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Rating System

5 stars: Completely enjoyable or compelling
4 stars: Good but flawed
3 stars: Average
2 stars: OK
1 star: Did not finish

Comments for A Lazy Day

Harriet at dinnerA Lazy Day: 04/07/07

The cold that Ian and I have had now for a week is wearing us down. Ian had a couple days of laryngitis but his voice is nearly back. We've both had fits of coughing and sleeplessness. Today we just couldn't face doing much of anything, although Ian did step out briefly to mail off our taxes and to get some milk and eggs.

Just before lunch I finally got the nap I've needed for days. Meanwhile Ian and the kids played upstairs. Harriet had her lunch and was napping by the time I got up. The three of us had Campbell's soup.

Outside the weather kept threatening to rain. The air smelled of ozone. There were isolated thunder showers nearby but not here.

While at home I did a lot of reading, catching up on books I'd all but finished but had a few pages left. I also worked on my BTC database. I'm going through the end of 2004 where I registered most of our books with BookCrossing.

Now that the kids are in bed, I'll be getting the eggs filled with M&Ms and hidden about the upstairs. I have 23 eggs to hide.

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