12.27.2008

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I was on ravelry this evening looking through the new groups and found a group called 52 books in 52 weeks! There was a time when I devoured at least 2 books a week and would 've managed this challenge with with one hand tied behind my back! It's really sad that currently, I'm lucky to read a book a month. When I do read, it's usually something for work. When I pick up a knitting book, it's usually to look at the pictures to decide on the next project. However, I still can get lost for hours in a book store browsing at anything that grabs my attention! So one of my new year's resolutions is to read more. I don't make all that many resolutions anymore because they're too easy to break! I figure if winter is going to be as crazy as its been so far, I'll have plenty of time for reading and knitting! One of the threads from this group was a self meme. I'm going to try it for fun. Have a go and see how you do!!! The directions are below.



What we have here is the top 106 books most often marked as “unread” by Library Thing’s users. As in, they sit on the shelf to make you look smart or well-rounded. Bold the ones you’ve read, underline the ones you read for school, italicize the ones you started but didn't finish. since there is no underline button, I just bolded what I read for school too.


Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell


Anna Karenina


Crime and Punishment


Catch-22


One Hundred Years of Solitude


Wuthering Heights


The Silmarillion Life of Pi : a novel


The Name of the Rose


Don Quixote


Moby Dick


Ulysses


Madame Bovary


The Odyssey


Pride and Prejudice


Jane Eyre


The Tale of Two Cities


The Brothers Karamazov


Guns, Germs, and Steel: the fates of human societies


War and Peace


Vanity Fair
The Time Traveler’s Wife


The Iliad


Emma


The Blind Assassin


The Kite Runner


Mrs. Dalloway


Great Expectations
American Gods


A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius


Atlas Shrugged


Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books


Memoirs of a Geisha


Middlesex Quicksilver


Wicked : the life and times of the wicked witch of the West
The Canterbury Tales The Historian : a novel


A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man


Love in the Time of Cholera


Brave New World


The Fountainhead


Foucault’s Pendulum


Middlemarch


Frankenstein


The Count of Monte Cristo


Dracula


A Clockwork Orange


Anansi Boys


The Once and Future King


The Grapes of Wrath


The Poisonwood Bible : a novel


1984


Angels & Demons (reading now-It's good!)


The Inferno (and Purgatory and Paradise)


The Satanic Verses


Sense and Sensibility


The Picture of Dorian Gray


Mansfield Park


One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest


To the Lighthouse


Tess of the D’Urbervilles


Oliver Twist


Gulliver’s Travels


Les Misérables


The Corrections


The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time


Dune


The Prince


The Sound and the Fury


Angela’s Ashes : a memoir


The God of Small Things


A People’s History of the United States : 1492-present


Cryptonomicon


Neverwhere


A Confederacy of Dunces


A Short History of Nearly Everything


Dubliners


The Unbearable Lightness of Being


Beloved


Slaughterhouse-five


The Scarlet Letter


Eats, Shoots & Leaves


The Mists of Avalon


Oryx and Crake : a novel Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed Cloud Atlas


The Confusion


Lolita


Persuasion


Northanger Abbey


The Catcher in the Rye


On the Road


The Hunchback of Notre Dame


Freakonomics : a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : an inquiry into values


The Aeneid


Watership Down


Gravity’s Rainbow


The Hobbit


In Cold Blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences


White Teeth


Treasure Island


David Copperfield


The Three Musketeers


Even though I haven't been blogging for a while, I have been knitting! Mostly socks and I'm still not sick of it! I will get pictures and post specifics about finished socks. One the things I'd been wanting to knit for a long time was a Clapotis. I finished in October. Just in time for Rhinebeck! I made without any modifications (why mess with a good thing!) using bamboo yarn. It has a really nice drape and has a soft shimmer because of the bamboo fiber. I had a lot of fun making this and would make another one. There was a point when I thought the pattern repeats would go on forever, but just when you start thinking that, it's more than halfway done. Of course, one the most fun aspects of this pattern is dropping those stitches, on purpose!
Well that's it for this post. Hope to be more regular with the posts. I've missed blogging! I have been reading everyone else's blogs and that's always fun!!! Uh-oh, Allegra (Ms. Kitty) has insomnia too. She just jumped in a pile of knitting magazines, now strewn around on the floor. So much for feline grace! Gotta go!

18 comments:

Susan said...

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Chris said...

Read read read!! :) Looks like I've read 31 from that list. I'm shockingly weak in the classics.

Pretty Clapotis!

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I'm so glad you enjoy the photos!!! I have lots of fun sharing them. Tuco is now at Jacksonville Zoo. Very much loved by the staff there and I get regular updates on him. I have received a few photos of him since he left (a year and a half ago). I visited him in Nov 2007, shortly after he got there, and he looked great!

He's now a dad. He and Jaws (their female jaguar) had a male cub that was born the beginning of January. Very very cute! If you want to send me an email address I'd be happy to email you some of the photos I've rec'd of him since he went to Jacksonville.

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