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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

A Little Light Reading...in the Bathroom?

I love to read.

A good book can stimulate the creative juices.

Transport you another time or place.

And in my case, provide me with some much needed quiet time.

I do some of my reading snuggled up in bed in cozy PJ’s or in the car waiting for the gym to open at 5:30 a.m. and here…


Yep, people I do the majority of my reading in the bathroom.

Seriously it’s the perfect place. Privacy with locked doors to prevent the invasion of little people, and it’s quiet.

The key is to not make it obvious, because once they (the hubby and the boys) are on to your secret you’re done. I almost gave it away once when B2 asked if I was feeling OK because I had made one too many visits to the loo, when in actuality I was desperately trying to finish The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. I just told him Aunt Flo was visiting and that shut him up. No guy wants any part of that, not even the hubby.

Also, keep in mind this isn't the type thing you "take on the road". I never pull a George Costanza and sneak a book into the Barnes and Noble bathroom. I do have some scruples...plus they will make you pay for it if you do. I'm just sayin'.

There's my secret. I have finished multitudes of novels sitting right there. I’m all about maximizing every single itty bitty minute of time and that's how I roll people.

So if you will excuse me I'm off to the loo. I'm in the middle of reading Chasing Harry Winston, and it's getting pretty good.

Ciao!

4 Comments:

At August 03, 2011 , Blogger Andrea said...

You post cracked me up, I love the picture! just wanted to stop by and say thanks for stopping by my blog a few weeks ago.

 
At August 03, 2011 , Blogger Iowa Sunshine said...

my husband just said, "What is so funny over there?!" i couldn't tell him, in case i need to also start housing books in the potty room. ingenious, b! my trick is, "I have to get something in my car," then proceed to eat chocolate or check e-mail on my phone. bliss!

 
At August 03, 2011 , Blogger Emily said...

*smile* You're brilliant!

 
At August 04, 2011 , Blogger Gem said...

This is brilliant, I am loving the pic :) xxx

 

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