It was an incredibly beautiful and sunny day and I just felt the desperate need to feel the sun on my skin. I placed an outside blanket on my front lawn where it was sunny and spent twenty minutes enjoying the rays. It was divine.
Then I had a lovely catch up with my friend Renee via Skype. Nothing like a good laugh to help lift the spirits.
No writing today. Teaching mode.
What I'm watching:
I watched The Healer on Netflix and posted the following on Facebook Public Service Announcement-Do not watch The Healer on Netflix. Is a faith based movie that is so saccharine, contrived and unsatisfying.
What I'm reading:
Cilka's Journey by Heather Morris. I read her first novel The Tattooist of Aushwitz a few months ago and it was amazing. Cilka's Journey is just as riveting. Cilka survives Aushwitz. When the camp is liberated by the Russians she is charged as a collaborator and sentenced to jail in a Siberian gulag for 15 years. It is heartbreaking and riveting. Am about 100 pages in and can't wait to continue reading.