"So possibly only my mother will be unsurprised to hear that I finished reading the entire series on Saturday, four and a half days later. You might have wondered why there was a complete dearth of posting on this blog between Monday and Saturday. Well, now you know! "
I know exactly what she means. Our daughter Hope has been lost to me this week as she is blazing through another, older book series: The Borrowers. So at 9:30 this morning when she sat in her nightgown at the breakfast table reading Borrowers Aloft, her bagels on the plate with only two bites gone, I was conflicted. Of course I should be reprimanding her for neglecting her morning--get dressed! eat! start your chores!--but all I could do was sympathize. She only had a few more pages left!