We had our annual after-Thanksgiving Escape the Family party (for when family togetherness has worn a little thin) last night and even in the midst of the busy chaos, I had the perfect excuse to sneak away and commune with my bookshelves. See, I am known in the neighborhood as the one to go to when you need to know about a book. So last night one of our guests asked if she could possibly borrow Life of Pi before she sees the movie. Normally I don't lend books except to a privileged few but
Because of Thanksgiving, my husband's birthday, the party on Saturday, and everything I had to do to prepare for all three, my weekly travels in books were rather abbreviated. I tried to adjust to life away from my small Mississippi town and my very best friends so I could be with my work obsessed fiance. I contemplated the varied joys and obsessions with gardens. I still have bookmarks moving slowly through three other books, two of which can be dipped into and enjoyed in small moments, perfect for the season. Where did your book travels take you this week?