Good afternoon from rainy Texas! My hometown is located in the northeastern part of the state, and as is rarely the case, a hurricane is headed right for us. Our area is only expected to get 3 inches of rain and 35 mph winds, so nothing serious. My heart goes out to the residents of Galveston and Houston and the other towns close to the coast. Our police chief and a few other officers have gone down that way to help with whatever needs doing.
My mom and I, on the other hand, being out of harm's way, have used the hurricane as an excuse for blatant laziness. We got up this morning, had pancakes (hurricakes), watched some Tivo'ed episodes of Ghost Hunters, and napped with the dogs. Now I actually have to get on track to do something constructive:
- Grade discussion forum assignments for the online classes
- Read journal articles for library classes
- Do revisions on the latest Bibliobuffet essay
In reading news, I finished the final portion of I Am Legend last night. I'm not sure if I just wasn't in the mood for short stories or what, but I much preferred the actual "I Am Legend" novella to Matheson's shorties.
Now I have no idea what to read. I have several review books on the "immediate" pile with more arriving all the time, I pulled Sarah Hall's Electric Michelangelo down for a gander, and there are always my RIP III books. We'll see what moves me later in the day. For now I'm off to change sheets.
See you all tomorrow for the Sunday Salon!