I only read 4 books in April.
I participated in the A to Z Challenge again. Tried to double dip, with mixed results.
Cruised Earth Fair one weekend and Art Walk the following weekend. Bought Britt a birthday gift at the latter, so I'm prepared for September. :)
The madre visited.
Received a free book from Australian Erin, as well as a bookshelf animal. First, I thought it was a kangaroo. But it's tailless, so then I thought it's a koala. But the face really looks like a kangaroo, so maybe they just left the tail off for kicks and giggles. The book is the first one above. I liked it, but it's not for everybody.
Couldn't get the wrapper off a plastic egg full of candy, so I used the cork screw part of a Swiss army knife. It worked, but I kind of sliced my hand open.
Nobody entered Round Four of my contest. I guess nobody wanted to dye eggs pretty colors. :(
The NFL draft happened. Now I need something else to pointlessly obsess over to fill the void.
Anyway, if you're interested in visiting Australian Erin:
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
It's Kentucky Derby time. So place your bets.
Pick one horse.
Win - 3 points
Place - 2 points
Show - 1 point
Long-shot Bonus: One additional point for a top-3 finish. Long-shot will be defined as a horse with 20-1 odds or longer.
Bets are due by 3:30 PM Pacific Time, Saturday.
If you're of legal age:
Sunday, April 30, 2017
X Is for X-Rated
However, there isn't much reading involved in hard-core pornography. So let's talk about Playboy magazine. The long-running joke is: I only read Playboy for the articles. Well, I don't know about the articles, but a lot of quality writing has been published in Playboy as shot stories or excerpts of novels. Anyway, recommended books by authors who had their writing published in the infamous magazine: