July 29, 2012

Olympic Sized Lazy Sunday Thoughts

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I know I said I wasn't interested in the Olympics but those Opening Ceremonies suckered me right in. I haven't watched much of the games though. I really liked the Winter Olympics. What can I say, I am Canadian. The Summer ones, not so much. I tried to watch the Men’s Beach Volleyball but that wasn’t as exciting as I had hoped. Right now the Women’s Cycling is on. I’m hoping Clara Hughes does well but it’s not looking good.

I’m making my way through Tipping the Velvet, still. I think I’ve passed the part that was annoying me. I still want to kick Nancy in the pants though. She’s rather bratty. Not much left of the book now. I can do it! All these pages are counting toward my Olympic Reading. Not bad so far.

Two books came in the mail this week: Diving Belles by Lucy Wood and All Is Clam by Hilary MacLeod. That’s it.

And have you heard?! Estella’s Revenge E-zine has been reincarnated as The Estella Society! So exciting!! If you are a book blogger, get involved.

Finally, here are this week’s Photo a Day pics. For a better look, check out my Tumblr.

Photo a Day July Week 4

10 comments :

  1. I'm not watching the Olympics either - maybe we should start a club. lol

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    1. It always seems to be on the TV when we have it on though.

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  2. I've been watching the soccer matches, but not much else has caught my attention. Love the photo's of the week. Very cool :)

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  3. Thanks for mentioning us Chris!

    I need to read more Sarah Waters. I have no idea what I'm waiting for, seeing as I adored The Little Stranger so much!

    Love the pics!

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  4. I'm from Colorado, so I can sympathize. I get totally psyched for the winter Olympics, but the summer ones not so much. I do watch them, though.

    I did not know about the Estella Society--thanks!

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    1. You are welcome! I understand winter sports more than the summer ones.

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  5. I love all the Olympics! We are not just a winter country....all those swimmers are fun to watch and occasionally we win medals in the pool, like today! Yaaay Canada and our first medals! lol sorry, I just love competition and already have spent so many hours becoming potatoes on the couch....Olympic watching potatoes.....that could be a good title for a post! lol

    happy lazy Sunday to all of us, Chris! enjoy your new books.

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