27 November 2011
Sunday Salon: Feeling Slumpy
I hope you are all having a lovely Sunday before heading back to work. I had a nice, long weekend. It felt a little too long actually! With only two weeks left in the semester, I'm kind of anxious to get back to work to get everything finished before the big holiday break. Thanksgiving always seems to come at an odd time, and in my experience, it can make me and my students lose focus a little. That said, it is one of my favorite holidays and I love to relax and eat delicious food and hang out with my family.
In reading related news, I'm having a slump. I've tried all of my normal tactics to get out of it, but they aren't really working. I read something fun:
...which I enjoyed but didn't send me flying out of my slumpitude (if I'm being honest, I usually use Jodi Picoult for that).
I've tried to push myself through my more serious read, which I'm really enjoying, but it is so serious.
I've totally neglected reading this for a read-a-long:
I've started these, but they aren't working either:
So, what do you all suggest? What do you do when you experience a slump? Any recommendations for books that helped you get out of them?