Morning Meanderings…Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity Jig

As of 1:00 am this morning I am back home in Minnesota. The week long vacation in Alabama was wonderful- beach, sun, books (oh my!!!), adventures, and hanging out with some pretty awesome people in a VRBO with private decks. Not too shabby for Sheila ;P

The weather in Central Minnesota, while chilly – is doable. Currently 22 degrees, not the high 60’s and 70’s of Alabama – however the temp is supposed to continue to climb throughout the week putting us at 40’sand 50’s starting Tuesday.

Buh-bye snow.

I managed to finish two REAL BOOKS in Alabama. The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah and The Next Wife by Kaira Rouda. . Both fantastic reads in completely opposite genres.

It’s times like this, when I am able to get away from the day to day “to do’s” that I remember how much I enjoy just sinking into a great read. I am now working my way through a third book, The Whisper Network by Chandler Baker. I am about half way thanks to the plane ride home. I am hopeful that once I get unpacked today and laundry started and a little grocery shopping in that I will have an hour or two this afternoon to dig in again.

Have a great Sunday. What are you all reading?


15 thoughts on “Morning Meanderings…Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity Jig

  1. Still on The Vanishing Half and getting a lot better. Part 1 sets up the story. This was the meh. Part 2 and 3 have been really good. They’re the meat of the story so far. I can’t wait to see what happens in parts 4, 5 and 6. I’m glad you enjoyed your vacation and got some much needed time in for yourself.

    1. Hi Angie! The Vanishing Half is next up for me! I am almost done with an audiobook I have been listening to and considering starting it on audio to see how it is and will work better for me with the week I am going into πŸ™‚

  2. I loved The Four Winds…and The Next Wife is on pre-order.

    On my shelves, though, I have a hardcover version of The Vanishing Half, which I hope to read soon. Enjoy being home!

    I love that mug!

  3. You’ve got me craving a beach trip! My aunt and dad live in Fort Morgan, AL and I love it there. It’s been too long since I’ve been to the beach. Wonderful you got some books read! Sounds like a great trip.

  4. I have not left my town for the past year (oh, except to drive my daughter to the airport, but I don’t count that). I am definitely dreaming of vacations so I am jealous!

  5. No holidays here in the UK but I have been to Alabama on a work trip 21 years ago and really liked it. I loved “The Vanishing Half” and hope you enjoy it.

  6. I loved the Four Winds. Can’t wait for the Next Wife to be released. I am currently reading At the Edge of the Haight by Katherine Seligman

  7. This is Sunday, March 14th, and I am just getting to this post. Apologies. I have just returned from a virtual trip to NYC. How nice for you that you were able to actually GO somewhere. I admire your courage.

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