Good morning, all! It’s been a little while since I’ve checked in with Sunday Salon, so I wanted to assure you all that I’m alive and well! Things have been very busy around here, between traveling, work, and hosting guests, so I unfortunately haven’t had much time for blogging or reading. I was also sick for awhile in there and am still recovering two weeks later. So basically, while I had a lot going on, I don’t have a lot to report in the blogging/reading arena. July promises to be slightly quieter, so I’m hoping I can get some good reading in this month, though I haven’t been able to do much so far.
I did start the first book in the Song of Ice and Fire series, A Game of Thrones, and I’ll admit I’m loving it. I’m not one to usually jump on a reading bandwagon, but the series has been on my radar screen for a very long time. When the HBO series came out, I was very interested in seeing it, but knew I wanted to read the book first, so like about a million other people, I’m now reading and enjoying the first book in the series.
This past week (Monday - Friday) was Space Week on my blog, honoring the last launch of the space shuttle and the end of the orbiter program. Atlantis successfully lifted off on Friday, July 8, 2011, at 11:29 AM EDT. While I am sad that the program is over and we don’t have anything currently scheduled for the next phase of space exploration, I’m hopeful that something is in the pipeline and am looking forward to what that might be.
Reviews posted this week: