Sunday Post: First snow of the season

Weekly meme to talk about books and a little about my personal life

Sunday-Post

Kimberly hosts the Sunday Post each week. I like to take part because it gives me an opportunity to look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also love to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading.

Personal life

First snow of the season

We’ve had our first snow of the season–just a tiny amount, but we had a tiny amount twice this last week! So not only snow, but cold weather, too. I’m mostly staying inside since I also have gotten a cold and don’t feel very well.

Another courthouse!

I love Iowa’s courthouses. The above picture is from a county close to us–Dallas County. Iowa has 99 counties and they’re all quite small. And the population in many of the counties is small, too, but so many of them have beautiful large courthouses. I love taking pictures when we happen to drive by one of them.

Blog Life

Last week

Sunday Post: Visit to a sculpture park

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Network Effect by Martha Wells

Review: An Easy Death by Charlaine Harris

November 2019 books on my list

Next week
  • Tell me something Tuesday
  • Can’t-Wait Wednesday
  • Book review
  • Sunday Post

My books

What I’m reading
  • Slayer by Kiersten White
  • Against a Dark Sky by Katherine Pathak
What I stopped reading

Echoes in the Sand by Shannon Baker — (stopped reading at about 35%)

  • Shannon Baker is an author whom I usually enjoy reading, however in this book the main character irritated me until I finally decided to give up. But I think it may just be me! I’ve had a few other books that have irritated me recently…lol.
What I read recently
  • Say Goodbye for Now by Catherine Ryan Hyde
Books I got recently

Pupcakes by Annie England Noblin (ebook/purchased)

Driving into Darkness by Iain Cameron (KindleUnlimited)

Against a Dark Sky by Katherine Pathak (KindleUnlimited)

A Season to Lie by Emily Littlejohn (ebook/purchased)

Death Among the Doilies by Mollie Cox Bryan (KindleUnlimited)

Shadowed Souls by Jim Butcher & Kerrie L. Hughes, editors (ebook/purchased)

What have you been doing? What are your plans for next week?

Author: Jan

I love to read--especially mysteries, science fiction and fantasy. I also love blogging, photography, gardening, playing Mah Jonng, reading with a cat on my lap, throwing a ball for a dog, creating cards to send to family and friends, reading book blogs, using my computer.

15 thoughts on “Sunday Post: First snow of the season”

  1. Snow! I hate the stuff – is that early for you, or about normal? We are still having a very mild autumn/early winter with temperatures still regularly in the 50s when I’d now expect frosts and bitter winds. Long may it continue! I hope you have a good week, Jan:)

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    1. Yes, the snow has come early this year. We had a small amount three times in the last couple weeks and now there’s a big storm coming through the Midwest with areas getting anywhere from 1 to 6 inches of snow! And then very cold temperatures for the rest of the week. I hope you’re still getting nice weather, Sarah.

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  2. It snowed when I was in Iowa over Columbus Day but didn’t stick and it was cold. It’s going to be cold here this week too, 40s with 20s at night. I am loving my garage and heated seats in the car, and my MN clothes. In 2014, I did the Harley ABC challenge and it involves taking photos of your Harley with different town, county and state places which includes courthouses. I enjoyed the 2013 challenge even more which was photos with railroad depots. Those are some architecture I enjoy seeing. I even found some great depots in Canada when I rode there.

    I wish you a wonderful week. Stay warm and enjoy your reads!

    Anne – Books of My Heart Here is my Sunday Post   

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    1. That’s so great about the Harley challenges, Anne. I hadn’t heard of them before, but I think it’s really great that you have to find courthouses, railroad depots or other interesting buildings depending on what is decided for that year.

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    1. I like snow if I don’t have to drive in it…lol. Because snow is expected in the Midwest of the U.S. usually the roads are cleared quickly and most drivers are careful.

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    1. I’m looking forward to Pupcakes! I was happy when it went on sale. I’m wanting to read some snowy, wintery and Christmas books soon and if there are dogs in them even better!

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  3. that was so funny about quitting in the middle of the book because this has happened to me a lot lately too. I think it may be hormones. Probably not, but I blame everything on hormones 😉 Have a good reading week!

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    1. I’ve had a number of books in the last couple of months that just aren’t exciting me. Sometimes I power through in the hopes I get more engaged, but sometimes I just have to stop reading. 😦

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    1. Some years we get more than other years, but we’re always going to get some. It is early to get snow around here and it’s been unseasonably cold, too. I think this may be a colder and snowier year.

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