Sunday, August 13, 2017

Weekly Confessions #3

I'm am happy to announce that it finally rained. You have no idea how ecstatic I am about this. Oregon it s wet, green, lovely state and lately its been dry, brown and on fire. It hasn't rained in months and I'm getting a little tired of it. Its just not Oregon with out an entire summer of precipitation. I might be the only one who thinks this way, but when it rains there is more room for reading. 
I know its been two weeks since I last posted my confessions, but life is a strange thing and you can't always trust it. There are many books that I read in the last two weeks though, like Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas. I'm trying to catch up on the series before the new book is released in September, but its going to be a stretch. Some other books I reviewed have been Autonomous, AARU, The Divinity Bureau, Rowan Wood Legends, The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding and Before I let go
Knocked a few books off my TBR pile. Before the fall and Anansi Boys. Didn't like either one of them. There were two I did like and they were Hallow City and The Last Song. Two great stories about two totally different things.  

Its been a very productive two weeks and I hope to knock out this months reviews soon so I can get back to my TBR pile.

I have to confess, I totally meant to blog last weekend, but with all the heat and family obligations, I just didn't feel like it. I haven't been keeping up on my reviews and my reading has slowed. I guess slowed is relative though.

I wanted to introduce to you Sysco the cat, my oldest son. We've had him for almost 12 years now this October. He comes and goes and right now he has decided we are cool to live with.

After we moved into our new house to years ago, Sysco decided that he liked the neighbors better because they didn't have three rambunctious boys who made a lot of noise. They, of course, deemed him as the most well behaved feral cat they had ever seen. Turns out, they didn't really like him as much as they thought they did and kicked him out. He came back and we've been loving on him ever since. Good think we got him chipped too. No one is stealing my cat without my permission.

I took the boys out garage saling yesterday and we had a blast. One of my favorite sales that we visit every year, they give you a paper bag and tell you that its only two bucks if you can fit it in the bag. AWESOME! I bought so much crap that I would have never touched, just because all I spent was $2.

Started a new book this week. Its going to be called Orange and Blue. Its a non-fiction about life, friendship, love and what's next. I used to have a huge list of funny little stories from my childhood that I wrote down when ever I thought of one, but now I can't find it. Hopefully I can remember some of the funny things for the book. This one might take me a while.

Its been so beautiful outside the last few weeks that I've been able to sit out the patio at work and write my entire lunch break. This week, I was working on My sci-fi / dystopian novel that is up to 40k words. Half way there. There is a whole section on bacon and the use of bacon. It got me thinking about this song.


There is just something about a song about "bacon" that puts me in the mood to write. 

The Hunter Saga is doing well. Hunter was up to #113 when I looked a few days ago. I think its dropped a little since then, but its only $.99 right now, so don't miss out on the discount. After you read Hunter, you have to read Seeker. 

I haven't started writing the third book in the series yet, but it will come. There are current projects that need to be completed first.



Now that I have confessed everything to you, its time for my vacation. I might not be doing a lot of blogging this week, although I do have several posts scheduled to keep you busy. We have lots of fun scheduled. We are going to visit the set of Everything Sucks, a Netflix series being shot here in my home town of Oregon City. The beach is calling my name and lots of family time.

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