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Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!"

Like most of you I'm an avid reader. I'm hoping to re-connect with old friends, make new friends, and of course spread the love of reading and writing around to everyone!

Currently reading

Amy Falls Down: A Novel
Jincy Willett
The Van Gogh Blues: The Creative Person's Path Through Depression
Eric Maisel Phd
Yes Please
Amy Poehler

When You Are Engulfed in Flames

When You Are Engulfed in Flames - David Sedaris This isn't the best of David Sedaris, but it also isn't his worst by a long shot.

I enjoyed how he takes the mundane every day details and spins them in a humorous, relatable way. Being a self proclaimed writer myself, I understand how hard of a thing this is to do and Sedaris seems to have mastered this, in his newest collection.

Also, his one liners, such as:

"The only expensive thing I actually wear is a navy cashmere sweater. It cost four hundred dollars and looks like it was wrestled from the mouth of a tiger."

really made me laugh to the point of shooting liquids from my nostrils, which is a painful thing to do, by the way.

The pieces in the collection that really captivated and held my interest are:

1. Buddy, Can You Spare A Tie (see the section entitled 'With A Pal Like This Who Needs Enemies')

2. In The Waiting Room

3. Momento Mori

4. Aerial