Re: [mythsoc] Re: Book Lists
- I went into retirement a year ago with several stacks of unread books. They
are largely still unread. Retirement is not all it's cracked up to be,
time-wise - although I admit I'm using it for a lot more fun stuff! And I'm
still buying books as though I was earning big bucks...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Elizabeth Apgar Triano" <lizziewriter@...>
Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2005 2:16 PM
Subject: Re: [mythsoc] Re: Book Lists
> No. We will never catch up. I like to feel that I am making progress
> though. Sometimes I go for months without. It's the stage of the game, I
> My mom's best advice was: "Sometimes you'll wish he was on another
> Elizabeth Apgar Triano
> amor vincit omnia
>> [Original Message]
>> From: Matthew Winslow <bluewoad@...>
>> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Date: 5/12/2005 2:07:08 PM
>> Subject: Re: [mythsoc] Re: Book Lists
>> On 5/12/05, Katie Glick <ktglick@...> wrote:
>> > Wendell Wagner Wrote:
>> >> My "to read" list is . . . the contents of my apartment, or most of
>> >> the
>> >> contents anyway. Something like 5,000 books to be read.>>
>> > Well, I am lucky then, since my list is only around 200.
>> > <<sigh>> I wonder if I can just go for early retirement now so I can
>> > catch up a little on my leisure activities? Books in particular.
>> My father-in-law once told me he knew he was fully in adulthood when
>> he realized there would *never* be enough time to read all the books
>> he wanted to. That's the wisest thing he ever told me, other than
>> 'stay away from your mother in law when she gets like this.'
>> My TBR list, were I to write it up, would probably be 1 or 2 thousand.
>> Matthew Winslow
>> Currently Reading: Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
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