Well, the second half of December and the first half of January whizzed by in a blur of visits with family and friends. I managed one little New Year post but did so little reading that by Saturday I was only up to Chapter 5 of this month's book, One Day by David Nicholls. I had two days to read the remaining 18 chapters. The pressure! Thankfully grandparents are visiting and took the kids out for the day. I finished the book by 5pm yesterday, with 2 and a half hours to spare!
I was glad there wasn't much time before I could debrief about the book because as much as I loved it, for the wit and complicated characters and unexpected events, it raised so many issues that demanded discussion (for me, at least). And my husband has perfected this line when I start to rave on about…
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