unraveled wednesday | 9.23.20 …

this second day of autumn has been a real treat: perfect temps – just cool enough for a lightweight shirt; bright sunshine; crystal blue sky; a soft breeze to caress one’s cheeks. and just before the sun sets, the moon.

last thursday I took a quick trip to Barnes and Noble and bought a few books – to add to my ever growing TBR pile. Among them: Marie Kondo’s newest : Joy at Work or how to organize your professional life. I don’t have a professional life but I do like to read books on productivity/time management – sort of a palette cleanser, I suppose. I also purchased Yaa Gyasi’s Transcendent Kingdom, Gretchen Rubin’s next #happierpodcastbookclub selection.

speaking of podcasts, on my walk today I listened to Brene Brown’s “Unlocking Us” on which she shared her feelings about RBG. and yes, I can totally relate…as I’m sure many us can and do.

I am slowly finishing Knips (knitting in progress-or not- projects) – it’s easy to pick them up when watching tv* … and provides good warm up practice for when I return to reknitting the Afghan block I goofed up on a while back.

joining Kat and friends for unraveled wednesday

Cheers~

*watching tv is hazardous to our health…and a reminder: next Tuesday, 29 September is the one little word link up.

8 thoughts on “unraveled wednesday | 9.23.20 …

  1. what a gorgeous photo of the moon! I, too, listened to Brené’s podcast this morning (in my car, for pantry deliveries) and totally related … also, added a “look up that show on Netflix” to my mental list. and smiled that Tennis is a play activity. I will say – the ONE predictable time I have these days when I do NOT think about the terrible news is when I am on the tennis court and 100% focused on just getting the ball over the net.

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  2. I finished Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing last week (devastating but wonderful,) and started Transcendent Kingdom yesterday. They are such different books, but both are beautifully written and filled with insights. I’m having a hard time putting Transcendent Kingdom down, but my To Do list is long enough that I really don’t have a choice. Great photo!

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  3. I am really looking forward to hearing your thoughts on Transcendent Kingdom — I’ve heard good things, and I really enjoyed Homegoing. Thanks for the head’s up about Brene Brown talking about RBG. I’m still processing her loss.

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  4. Enjoying your lyrical autumn day vicariously, and how lovely to see the moon in the blue sky … Nothing like a trip to the bookshop to lift the spirits? As ever, I will be checking out your book choices, and will be interested to hear what you think of “The Joy of Work”. Ouch, you’re a bit hard on yourself about that Afghan? I am only watching programmes which have a feel-good factor: the latest series of The Great British Bake Off has started and it’s perfect :). Do you have something similar there?

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  5. I think you might have invented/created a new knitting word – knips. It’s perfect. Such a beautiful sky. I have been watching the moon the last few days reminding myself we all live under the same sky. Thanks for the reminder about one little word.

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