Reading, Watching, Eating 1-14-11

READING — This week I read Jason Pinter’s THE HUNTERS.

WATCHING — Finished watching the second season of FRINGE. It’s time to watch the new Doctor! Doctor Who? Yes, DOCTOR WHO!

LISTENING — This week I’m still listening to the audio version of Emma Donoghue’s ROOM. I’m halfway through, and while I can understand why a story told from the point of view of a five-year-old boy could be aggravating, I’m mesmerized by it.

EATING — I’m gaga (not in the Lady sense) over the Kashi Pumpkin Spicy Crunchy granola bars. They’re like the ultimate oatmeal cookie, imho. Also, I found Welsh Rarebit in the store! (this is a HUGE treat since I haven’t been able to find it for a couple years)

Oatmeal cookies and Welsh Rarebit were two of my favorite foods as a kid — have you had any childhood favorites lately?

What’s entertaining you this week?


8 thoughts on “Reading, Watching, Eating 1-14-11

  1. Jen West says:

    We must be soulmates, because I love Kashi Pumpkin Spicy Crunchy granola bars too! 🙂

    Discovering who you are has been the highlight of my day! I am officially a dedicated follower…

    • jblynn says:

      LOL, aren’t they the BEST??!

      Next Friday I’ll share another new treat I found and am loving so check back!

      You officially made my day for being so sweet.

      Everyone should check out The Jen West Quest
      she’s SUCH an inspiration!!

  2. Joann says:

    Reading – ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, a YA sci-fi that’s getting rave reviews. So far I’m really liking it.

    WATCHING – I LOVE Fringe! And Dr. Who! We’re in the midst of a season 2 re-watch of Who and finished the most recent one with the Christmas special (freaking amazing). We’re watching Friday Night Lights. The second season is a major disappointment, but we loved the first.

    LISTENING – a big mix of music. I really enjoyed ROOM, though I’m not sure how I’d feel actually listening to the audiobook. His voice was fantastic, but also tedious at times for me.

    EATING – nothing much special, though I think we’ll do some slow cooker brisket this weekend. I had to look up Welsh rarebit. Man, that sounds delicious.

  3. jblynn says:

    Joann — I’m listening to ROOM while I walk, so it hasn’t gotten tedious so far, but I can see how it could.

    Who’s your favorite Doctor?

    When I was a kid I sooooo wanted a K-9…..

  4. Cyndi says:

    READING – still reading the political biography. Just about done. Then a whole world of choice awaits, though I might dig into a classic.

    WATCHING – Toy Story 1, 2, and 3 in no particular order and in abundance.

    LISTENING – to radio sometimes in morning or when in car.

    EATING – Welsh Rarebit for the first time! Yummy!

    • jblynn says:

      Cyndi — You KNOW why I don’t like the Toy Story movies, right? 😉

      A classic you’ve read before or a “new to you” classic?

      • Cyndi says:

        New to me classic: The Count of Monte Cristo. We’ll see how it goes. Something else could capture my attention before I start reading it or even while I am reading it! Yes, oooh, pretty, shiny things to read steal me away very easily.

  5. jblynn says:

    Cyndi — I suffer from that kind of distractability too

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