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It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (January 06): 01/06/20
New Years was fun. My in-laws visited from Monday through Thursday morning. We put together a jigsaw puzzle, a tradition we've had for at least as long as I've been part of the family.
So far I'm sticking with my #art366 plan.
On Sunday I finished the Black-necked Stilt painting. It's an acrylic on an 8x10 canvas.
I also did another two fireworks paintings for the sketchbook which is due in February.
What I read:
To start off the year I read a bunch of short books. Two of them are new releases, World's Worst Parrot, and The Mess That We Made.
What I'm reading:
Comment #1: Sunday, January 05, 2020 at 23:51:27
It's late and my apologies, but yay! A blogger who celebrates Chanukkah!
Comment #2: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 15:10:00
Happy New Year and belated Chanukkah.
Comment #3: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 00:39:07
I like your jigsaw tradition. We haven't done one those in a long while. Your artwork is stunning. You have a gift It sounds like your reading year has gotten off to a good start. I hope you have a great week.
Comment #4: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 15:13:00
I think my mother-in-law was the one who started the jigsaw tradition. It's the only puzzle I end up putting together all year even though I love doing puzzles.
Comment #5: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 00:43:12
Your paintings are lovely!
Comment #6: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 15:16:00
Comment #7: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 05:24:50
>What a lovely tradition - working on a jig saw together... Certainly less noisy and fractious than playing loud games:). I love your pictures - the fox in mid-air is a delight. Have a good week, Sarah:)
Comment #8: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 15:18:00
We also played a round of Clue, but that isn't especially noisy either. The fox was fun to draw.
Comment #9: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 08:07:50
Sounds like good family time... I like the puzzle tradition! Have a good week :)
Comment #10: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 16:32:00
It works for us. All six of us put work into the puzzle.
Comment #11: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 08:15:20
Love the art, and that sandwich looks good enough to eat.
Enjoy your week and your books! Thanks for visiting my blog.
Comment #12: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 16:38:00
Thank you. I'm finding sandwiches fun to draw and paint.
Comment #13: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 08:38:52
Your art is beautiful. I bet it makes you happy to complete so much artwork.
I've got a little sketchbook I'm taking with me to Paris. I am planning to do a small drawing every day. Pencil only, I think.
I like the look of The Mess We Made. I am going to add it to my Amazon list.
Have a wonderful week, Sarah!
Comment #14: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 16:40:00
Enjoy your trip. I've never had the pleasure of visiting Paris. I'll be reviewing The Mess We Made on Saturday.
Comment #15: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 09:55:33
I love the puzzle and the paintings! I don't know how you read so much with everything else you do. Happy New Year!
Comment #16: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 16:43:00
Last week's books were short. That's how I read so many.
Comment #17: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 10:58:21
I love the paintings! And your books look good as well. Happy New Year
Comment #18: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 16:44:00
Thank you. I'll share more next week.
Comment #19: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 12:29:15
Saw the cover of Something Borrowed and thought, "That has *got* to be a Doctor Who book."
Have a great week!
Comment #20: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 16:46:00
In 2013 the BBC commissioned a series of novellas to commemorate the series' 50th anniversary. There is one story per regeneration as of 2013. At the end of the year they offered the lot as a box set with each book having a cover showing that regeneration's iconic outfit. I've read and reviewed doctors one through five and need to now review the sixth one. I still have doctors seven through twelve.
Comment #21: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 14:57:19
I love the cat on the bookshelf. It's beautiful. Is that the jigsaw puzzle.
Your art is wonderful as always :)
Have a great week and Happy New Year!
Comment #22: Monday, January 06, 2020 at 16:54:00
Yes, the cat on the bookshelf is the puzzle. Happy New Year!