Monday, June 11, 2012

Further Behind

I love going to the library. Being surrounded by adventures real and imaginary. I feel like a hungry mouse in a cheese shop staring up at all the different flavors.  There are so many to choose from.  All those stories waiting to be read.  I grab all sorts of books until my arms are bursting.  A little history, a dash of science, a pinch of fiction.  

But every time I leave I feel further behind.  Further behind because while searching the shelves I've discovered new areas of interest or deeper analysis of current pursuits.  Now, not only do I have a huge stack of books waiting for me on the nightstand, but I also am aware of what I have left behind.   Adventures that will have to wait.


Kathy :)


Oh don't forget to stop back for The Knights of MicroFiction this week!  Jess and I will be posting the details on June 13th.

I did finish Alex Cavanaugh's book CassaStar, this weekend.  I loved it!  If you haven't read it yet make sure to get a copy.

10 comments:

  1. I love the library! I just went there this morning and picked up some really great books. Now I just need the time to read them. :)

    Happy reading!

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  2. And thank you again for your wonderful email about my book!

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  3. That's how I always feel too! The more books you get the further behind I feel! Nice post! :D

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  4. I totally know what you mean... and because I get frustrated by having to return books I haven't read yet... I just end up trolling amazon and buying a bunch of books instead... sigh...

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  5. It's pretty mindboggling when I think of all the books I'll never have time to read. But then the amount of choice has to be a good thing too. I really want to read Alex's books. Just as soon as I stop being broke! :P

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  6. that's cute-i can see the little mouse now!

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  7. Oh that'll make Alex happy. He loves praise.

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  8. It's sad that now the library hours have been shortened, or closed due to budget cuts. I guess I will always have the memory of my Dad taking me to the bookmobile with two big paper grocery bags that went back home overflowing with books.

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  9. My kids and I love going to the library. I tried to explain that when I was a kid we used the Dewey Decimal System. They just can;t fathom the concept.

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  10. I'm catching up on everyone's blogs since returning from the trip, attending book fairs in the Midwest.

    Most of us have the same problem that you do – too many books and not enough time to read them all.

    I like learning things from other people through books. I also like being in a neat environment where I can easily find what I'm looking for. So the idea of Kindle (a small and light device) being able to contain thousands of books appeals to me greatly. We live in a technologically marvelous time, don't we?

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