Weekend reads, or digging out

I've got many books in the queue (Stolen Beauty, A Man Called Ove, Leopard At The Door) and they're all great, but I'm having such a hard time concentrating.

I have, in the words of someone I know, Trumpsomnia.

But I've been moved to tears over the response to Warren's unreasonable gagging, and have taken immense comfort in #NeverthelessShePersisted. (This gorgeous graphic is from Kimberly Faye Reads.)

We survived Winter Storm Niko, although I'm dreading digging out my car. Unabridged Toddler was scandalized that a construction vehicle was removing snow -- snow plows remove snow!

Hope all of you are doing well. What are you reading this weekend?


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  1. Yeah, we're suffering from the same thing around here. I almost hate to look at the news.

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    1. I have to pay attention to the news for work, and I'm really working hard not to keep raging. Or I'll die from it. :/

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  2. The stuff coming from Trump's camp is frustrating as heck but the stuff coming out of the mouths of people I know, more so. It's hard to like people right now.

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  3. Thank you for sharing my art! :)

    It's been really tough to find a balance between remaining informed on what's going on in the world and being so angry and overwhelmed that I feel like I'm suffocating.

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    1. Thank YOU for making it and sharing it so freely. It's been a comfort to me.

      Balance is going to be the key for all of us. :/ Trying to learn from those around me.

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  4. As of this writing Intelligence has Trumpers on tape colluding with Russians I pray every nite for impeachment or worse. Maybe God is listening.
    On the happy side: I am reading "Property" by Valerie Martin. Pathetic. The Handmaid's Tale in 19th Century. I SO envy your TBR. I am still waiting for Ove. I am 46 on a list of 78! It better be worth it!

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  5. Trumpsomnia, oh Lord, I think we've all got it! I'm trying to stay focused on the things I can control and not the things I can't, but it is really difficult.

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  6. I've been reading Weekend Cooking posts all day and trying to ignore the fact that I have to get ready and go out in the cold and snow soon. I listened to the audiobook of A Man Called Ove from the library when it was just out and there was no waiting list! At least it's February, and spring isn't THAT far off!

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  7. Yeah, Trump seems to be permeating everything lately and not in a positive way. I am sorry about all the snow. I've been keeping in touch with my parents given their age and all that snow, it makes me worry. Thank goodness for snowblowers.

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  8. I feel for you all, over in the US. (I am Australian)
    My son was just saying today that he had a friend over there, that felt like he had to go back in the closet.
    It is very scary times at the moment and I fear that we (Aus politics) usually follow suit. I'm concerned the world will go backwards in all areas of social justice.
    I love the graphic. Great to see people standing tall.

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