June’s always a bit bananas in our household– with birthdays, graduations, our anniversary, Father’s Day, and end-of-the-year school celebrations… this first week in has been no exception. Plus, with our foray into all things Medieval, this week’s library checkout was as follows:
Every day’s an all you can eat Middle Ages buffet.
Thus, we’re still a couple chapters shy of finishing book three of The Mysterious Benedict Society (we’ll be sad to finish, tbh) and I’m still reading the ever-allegorical and meaty Fahrenheit 451.
I’m finding the most interesting part of the story to be it’s origin… Bradbury allegedly birthed the book in 9 days in a university basement on a dime-a-half-hour rented typewriter! I’m slugging through it slowly, digesting it’s many metaphors. For my sanity, I had to add the following lighter fodder to my reading time to balance things out:
This also just arrived in my mailbox, from one of my fave homeschool cheerleaders, praise be.
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