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This is me, playing along. :)

1. Favorite childhood book?
hmmm... Too many really but the first book I read by myself was Snow Joe by Carol Greene.

2. What are you reading right now?
A Wedding in December by Anita Shreve

3. What books do you have on request at the library?
Have yet to get my library card since I moved.  I need to do that.

4. Bad book habit?
Browsing the dollar shelves at Half Price Books and wanting to take them all home.

5. What do you currently have checked out at the library?
Bishop and the Beggar Girl of St. Germain by Father Andrew Greeley

6. Do you have an e-reader?
No

7. Do you prefer to read one book at a time, or several at once?
Usually I read a book straight through, but on occasion I will pick up something in the middle.

8. Have your reading habits changed since starting a blog?
Yes, but not because of the blog

9. Least favorite book you read this year (so far?)
I usually don't finish something I don't like

10. Favorite book you’ve read this year?
Bishop in the Old Neighborhood by Father…

Stop the World, I Want to Get Off!

This was a post I swear I posted last night but I can't find it.  That may have been God or maybe it wasn't.  Regardless, I am posting it now...

Everyone keeps talking about how good her color is, that she is laughing in her sleep, and just watch her smile.  Oh, and how cute is it when she calls her husband sweetheart?

And it is all I can do not to scream.

They don't realize she is on five different blood pressure medications and yet it's still not low enough.  Her pulse is ranging from ten to twenty-five points too high.  And no one is really sure if she is calling him sweetheart because she loves him or she just can't remember his name.

Don't tell me to be positive until you've sat up most of the night listening to strange alarms and struggling to understand messages on the screen.  Don't try to placate me until you have looked into the nurse's eyes and seen the worry and uncertainty there.  And for God's sake don't mention her color until…