Sunday, July 19, 2009

Sunday Salon

This Sunday finds me sidelined with a sinus infection and a foot injury- so I think I'll be doing a lot of reading!

I'm about 100 pages shy of finishing Ursula Le Guin's wonderful Lavinia, and I think next up will be Shulamit Lapid's Valley of Strength, about an Israeli kibbutz. I also have some blog posts to work on, about the Association of Jewish Libraries conference, ReaderCon, and more. So I'm going to pull up an ice pack and a box of tissues and settle in for the day.

I picked up another blogging gig for a local synagogue, Boston's Temple Israel, where I'll be blogging their Summer in the City lecture series; you can read the first entry, a lecture by travel writer Steve Jermanok, here. The blog is at

Just for fun, here's a picture of my cat Sasha with a shaved belly. He has a liver infection and went to the vet for an ultrasound earlier this week. They gave him a little air conditioning:
Now he loves to stretch out towards the fan or the breeze with his belly up in the air.
You can read more Sunday Salon posts here.