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The Sunday Salon

I’m on vacation in Arizona, and what a week it’s been! I got out to Arizona on Wednesday evening, and I’ll be going back to tomorrow… My parents and I have had a busy week; on Friday I got a new computer! A Mac, which I absolutely love. My old Dell Computer, which I’ve owned for four years, had had one virus too many, and we’d spent way too many hours on the phone with Dell support in India… which tested even my patience! I’m typing on my new computer as we speak.

Surprisingly, I’ve not done more than the average amount of reading this week. I wanted to bring books on vacation that I knew I’d enjoy, and so I bought Elizabeth Chadwick’s The Marsh King’s Daughter and Mary Stewart’s My Brother Michael. On the plane I read A Corpse at St. Andrew’s Chapel, which was the book I received as my February LTER book (received my December book this past week, and I’ve basically given up on my November book); and Angela Thirkell’s High Rising, the first in a series of books based upon Trollope’s Barsetshire novels. Very good, except for the fact that the copyediting was atrocious. I also brought along with me Paths of Exile, by Carla Nayland, and The Expendable Man, by Dorothy Hughes. Not sure if I’ll get to read all of these books on this vacation, but I figured I’d rather have too many books to read (and choose from) than not enough!

Other things done on this vacation have included a trip to the mall, dinner out as well as with some friends; trips to the gym/spa and a horseback trail ride this morning. What a difficult life I do lead! LOL. Sad to say that as of tomorrow the vacation officially comes to an end…


readerbuzz said…
You have received lots of LT books. Though I've been there for years, I've only won a single book.

I'm hosting a giveaway on my Sunday Salon post today. I plan to give away two $10 gift cards to Amazon on Easter Sunday. I hope you will stop by and sign up!
Serena said…
Sounds like you are having a great time and loving that MAC. I need a new mac after about 6 years, but mine is still chugging I think I'll keep her.
Marg said…
Sounds like you had a fab time! I think my computer is on it's way out, so will have to start thinking about a new computer!

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