Thursday, August 1, 2013

Thursday Thoughts... And A Giveaway!

Thoughts lately...

1) I was at the gym the other day and some boys in a class of small children were releasing barbaric YAWPs, running across the floormats and throwing themselves into the padded wall. I was thinking to myself that it looked terribly fun, and I wanted to join them. But when a middle-aged woman does that, it's not cute.

2) With the resurrected fandom of Sherlock Holmes screaming for more, I don't understand why there isn't a massive demand for a re-release of The Great Mouse Detective. I distinctly remember having a child-crush on Basil. But then again I was also in love with Justin from Rats of NIMH so I may have a rodent fetish.

3) I just signed my name to 325 letters that will be going out to Ohio public libraries. You know the point you hit when a repeated word has lost all meaning? When it's your own name it causes an existential crisis.

And today's Clean Off the Reading Table Giveaway is.... THE GIRL OF FIRE AND THORNS by Rae Carson. You'll have to excuse slight moisture curl on the first few pages - it was a pool read!

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Ellie said...

I would be that middle-aged woman hurling herself at the padded wall... Though I still get carded for buying scratch tickets... so I might have an advantage :P
Oh and I LOVED them ouse detectiives! ♥

brighton said...

Dude, you're not middle aged yet unless you plan on dying in your sixties middle aged is 40s, fifties is this weird grey area, and 30s are your prime, 20s is to pull your self together.

Derrick Camardo said...

1) I would just done it.

2) Nicodemus was hotter.

3) If your letter gets to a library and no one is there to receive it, does it make a sound?

Mindy McGinnis said...

Ellie - You should go to my gym. If 2 people do it, it's much less weird.

Brighton - You make a girl feel young.

Derrick - Nicodemus??? He had strength of character, but I would not do him.

Debra McKellan said...

I think I would've built myself up to run into the wall, then walk away. lol Rent a moon bounce. That never stops being fun. :)