Archive for June 22nd, 2010

What’s on your “next read stack” for summer? Here’s what’s sitting on my bedside table:

  • Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson- I just finished this one. Such a lovely story. A gentle read.
  • Mennonite in a Little Black Dress (A Memoir of Going Home) by Rhoda Janzen- I grew up in PA Dutch Country in Lancaster County, PA. I was friends with several Mennonites, so this one struck a chord!
  • What to Wear for the Rest of Your Life: Ageless Secrets of Style by Kim Johnson Gross- I’ve read about 1/3 of this and am very inspired. In fact, I’ve done several “responses to literature” as a result of what I’ve read. More to come…

Note: I've unplugged my glow-in-the-dark digital clock on my nightstand. I hated waking up in the middle of the night and reading 2:30 AM. Now if I wake up, I have no idea what time it is and go right back to sleep. I still use an alarm clock, but it doesn't light up.

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