Do you ever have those weeks when life gets in the way of reading? This past week was one of those for me. After finishing Howards End on Tuesday night I didn’t read another page until Friday evening. And it was all because of this little guy:
My niece, Bella, found this sweet little kitten in my parents’ neighborhood on Wednesday and fell in love with him. When she took him home, however, her hopes were dashed when my sister promptly informed her that they couldn’t keep him. So, me being the recent cat lover that I am, I was called upon to rescue him. I took him home and cleaned him up and resolved to find him a loving home. With two cats of my own I just couldn’t keep him either and my feelings were confirmed when I observed that my cats, Flora and Mabel, were upset and unhappy that this kitten had invaded their home. Thankfully, one of my cousins decided to adopt him and he is now in a home with children who are smothering him with affection.
Though I haven’t been reading, I have been accumulating! I went on a library book binge this week and checked out every book that looked even remotely interesting to me. I do this sometimes. It’s a bad habit, but at least I’m not spending money on them, right? I know that I will not read all of these books, but they are so shiny and pretty and enticing that I like to have them around me for a while. This is what I checked out:
And these too:
Do you ever go on library book binges? What are you reading this weekend?