It’s almost time to say goodbye. Only four more days and then it’s the end. Personally, I’ll be happy to see an end to 2020 but I’m not all that crazy about what awaits in 2021. There’s not going to be any magical transformation of the “new normal.” In fact, I’m looking at a lot of people and thinking, “Be careful what you wish for…” But that’s just me.
In other news, this is Monday after Christmas. I stayed away from the world on Saturday. The day after Christmas always gives me the heebie-jeebies because all. Those. PEOPLE! This year, due to circumstances and on account of because, maybe the crowds weren’t that big. Still, people head out to return presenst and snap up the after-holiday sales.
We had a good and very quiet Christmas. We headed up to Only and Baseball Boy’s house for Santa, presents, and cinnamon rolls with them and Stormy. The kid raked in the goodies! I got gift cards so there are new jeans and lots of books in my future. We stopped by to drop off presents at the BiL/Sil’s house and wish them a Merry-Merry but didn’t get out of the truck. Stupid Covid. Then we came home, I did a small bonelss turkey breast and we had sandwiches and pie! My favorite part of late Christmas day. 😉
Saturday, I was lumpen, as mentioned. LG braved the wilds of the world to hit Home Depot. We have new, BRIGHT lights in the garage and over the backdoor and new toilet seats. This is all a bigger deal than it sounds. 🤣
Sunday, I caught up on the DVR’d The Masked Singer. Last night, I gave The Masked Dancer a try. I’m still on the fence… LG and I have totaly OD’d on Hallmark Christmas movies and there’s nothing wrong with that. We saw quite a few fun ones this year–together and apart. We each have different–and weird–sleeping patterns so one of us is usually up. Anyway…
I upped my Goodreads reading challenge from 200 to 205 last week when I hit #199 with over a week to go. I’ll hit it with no problems. I’m currently doing a relisten of Ilona Andrews’ Hidden Legacy series. So. Much. Fun! I have no clue what I’ll start of in the New Year.
Speaking of books, guess what!?!?!? I have an audio book releasing on January 12th! Who knew??? Okay, I knew the audio version was in the works but I thought production had been delayed and then all the sudden–bam! There it was! If you are into audio books, you can preorder FIGHTING FOR ELENA by clicking on the title. This is part of the mini-series set in Susan Stoker’s Operation Alpha: Police and Fire Badge of Honor, Tarpley VFD. FYI, the second season of the Tarpley VFD series comes out February 16, 2021, and FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE is up for pre-order too! And as long as I’m doing a commercial, TWICE THE TEMPTATION, Red Dirt Royalty #9 comes out on February 2, also up for preorder. The link will take you to the books Harlequin page and you can find links to all the major retailers there.
No sports last week or weekend but college bowl games are coming up. My OSU Cowboys play on the 29th. And OU plays later in the week.
And….that’s pretty much it for me this week. Looking ahead, I might get some writing done. I definitely will be book listening. Maybe I’ll work on organizing my office. I’m still itching to rearrange it so I have a snoopier view out my window. 🙄 Hope you all had happy and safe holidays, got cool prezzies, some relaxtion, good food, and time with family and friends–one way or another. Let’s get through the rest of this week and see what Friday brings. For better or worse, it’ll be something different. 😉