Word came today that both SPEAK and FEVER 1793 were chosen for the 100 Best of the Best list compiled by YALSA. (Thank you, lovely librarians!) I haven’t been able to find an ala.org link to the entire list yet. If somebody knows the coordinates, let me know so I can post it and we can all enjoy it.
Scheduling utility shut-offs didn’t take as long as I feared. I used the extra time to write a poem. Now I have to pack the extra sheets and pots and pans.
I am NOT going downtown for Live 8 tomorrow. I am a weenie about sun and heat, and I’ve heard they are going to be stingy with public bathrooms. Are any of you guys going? If so, be sure to report back.
A thunderstorm is rolling in. The kitties living on the deck have taken cover under the folding chairs.