How was your weekend? Did you, for example, GET AN IPOD!?
Yesterday my husband gave me an iPod Nano for our wedding anniversary. Engraved.
I gave him a bottle of Scotch. Oh yeah, and canceled our Atlantic City trip for the second time in favor of next weekend’s 48 Hour Film Project, because we couldn’t really do both. Hmmm. Lose sleep and money in Atlantic City or lose sleep and buy lunch and dinner for a bevy of hungry actors but have a short film to show at the end of it. Kind of a toss-up. Not that I’m bitter or anything.
’Cause I’ve got a teeny tiny iPod.
And you know what? Washing dishes goes faster with an iPod. Changing the sheets goes faster with an iPod. Paying bills goes faster with an iPod, though I did accidentally make a check out to Cotton-Eyed Joe.
Writing this blog did not, however, go faster with an iPod, since I use all of the mundane activities above to think about what I am going to write for the day. I’m also afraid to reveal the book that I read yesterday, in case it is the one that FuseNumber8 plans to slam today. I’ll be back later with some picture books. Or something else safe and easy.
The other nice thing about yesterday, aside from the iPod oh, and planting a garden in the warm sun was seeing a sports book on the Washington Post’s Kids Post yesterday. Could it be that my call to the kids’ lit blogs to join BookMoot, Jen Robinson, and me in writing about sports books reached the Post’s ears? Probably not, but let’s all pretend it did. FuseNumber8 joined the gang with a review of Donuthead, which I then had to read and just loved. GottaBook wrote a baseball poem, after I kind of bullied him. And a new blog joins my links because once she started on sports books, she just couldn’t stop. So, everybody, say hi to Blog From the Windowsill. BookMoot started the trend, so they make my links too.
I’m sure they are both moved practically to tears. And it is exciting, but, let’s be honest it’s no iPod.