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Wednesday, February 27, 2008 and reading

A few days ago I received an e-mail from Alison that invited me to join I joined and look forward to finding out what other people are reading and getting recommendations on what to read next. I bring this up because I have recently been reflecting on how my life has changed over the past year. In April, I will have worked at Prosper for a year. In the month and a half before I started there, I read a lot. I was looking for a job and, in my spare time, I read a lot of new books. Over the past few months, the number of hours I have worked has steadily rose. Last week, due to circumstances beyond my control, I worked 56 hours. I also have started attending a HR class every Tuesday night. So, on Tuesday, I work from 9-5:30pm and then attend class from 6-9pm. It makes for a long day. A year ago, I read three or four books a week. Now I'm lucky if I finish a book every two or three weeks. I supposed that's what happens when you grow up and get a grown-up job.

1 comment:

Diane said...

So true. I am starting to get to the point that the only books I have time to read are the ones for the book groups I belong to. But that makes for 3 books a month. That also depends on the books chosen. THis month I chose the book for one of my groups and it is a 500 pager....oops!