Sunday, February 04, 2007

Mountain...Meet Mohammed

I'm feeling quite pleased with myself. I have been waiting for a really long time to have a friend, or a friend's friend say to me, "You know what? We have a Book Club and I think it would be really nice if you wanted to join us."

Never happened.

So today, I decided to introduce a man to a particularly large piece of rock. I went to Barnes and Noble, bought six copies of Anita Shreve's A Wedding in December, and handed them out at my brother's Superbowl party. We ladies have a date in the beginning of March, and honestly, if it turns out to be a crap read and the gathering is 2 minutes of Book and an hour and 58 minutes of Club - I don't care. People are reading and I am getting everyone out of the house for a bit of child-free girl talk. Wanna join?


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LaCosta (Lollie) said...

Thanks Hulles - I've quietly enjoyed your blog for some time now. Maybe I'll be louder from now on...and ps - I've a wicked sarcastic streak myself.

Hulles said...

Thank you. And good...and ps - good. Apropos of nothing here, I think if you turned "word verification" on in your blog you would eliminate most if not all of the spam stuff. I mentioned this to a mutual friend as we were discussing you recently (as in about an hour ago), but I thought I'd tell you directly. Sorry for the off-topic part of the comment, though.