Thursday, September 26, 2013

Alas, Poor Mind!

Pablo Picasso

Does this ever happen to you?

I find that I am just not in the mood to read right now, and I am caught up with writing about the books I have recently finished. This almost unheard of condition is not due to a lack of great books on hand. I am chalking it up to the fact that I have been doing research on my Victorian female archaeologists and having to write the paper for presentation In Two Weeks! has been weighing on my mind.

Also, I have been spending an inordinate amount of time online recently reading about places to see on my upcoming Literary Tour. On the upside of that, I have found many listings for bookstores in St. Augustine, Savannah, and near Chimney Rock - all stops on my tour.  

Sigh. I am sure this is temporary. My mind is simply weary. I will give it a rest today (new concept!), and who knows what inspiration tomorrow might bring...


  1. Belle! Its temporary, don't be concerned I go through this a few times a year, its called over-load. I get so deep into reading and research that when I lift the head to breath I realise I am need to come up for air more often or step back from the task, enjoyable as it may be. That's when I grab a Miss Read or a Rumpole with no demands or commitments on either of our parts!

    1. Thanks for the encouragement, Tullik. I did just what you suggested and picked up "Mama Makes Up Her Mind" by Bailey White. It is a series of humorous episodes in the life of the Southern writer and her often outspoken mother. Like you say, no demands and the short anecdotes have me laughing.