Ruby Ramblings


Music
April 27, 2014, 12:22 am
Filed under: Books, Dewey's Read-a-thon, Music

I have a bad habit of bringing twice as many books with me as I’ll ever be able to read.  Weekend trip to Vermont, where I’m driving two hours everyday and playing one or two gigs, so I don’t have to read anyway – five books.  Backpacking through China and Mongolia – a constant rotation of four books (although I did read everything I brought and picked up along the way and left it where I finished it).

Tonight I need to take a break from reading as we’re mixing the last song coming out on my new (and fourth) record.  Unfortunately, I don’t have samples from this record to share yet, but I did release a side-project with the cello player I work a couple of months ago.

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So, I brought three books with me to the studio.  I’ve just started peeking at Green Oranges on Lion Mountain, about a doctor’s year in Sierra Leone.  Keeps me traveling to the different parts of the world.

 

Todd at the helm at Acadia Recording.  Don't worry, the back of his head is all I ever see too.

Todd at the helm at Acadia Recording. Don’t worry, the back of his head is all I ever see too.

Mid-Event Survey
1. What are you reading right now?  Green Oranges on Lion Mountain
2. How many books have you read so far? 2
3. What book are you most looking forward to for the second half of the Read-a-thon? Probably the one I’m reading now.  That was high on the list of things I wanted to get read.
4. Did you have to make any special arrangements to free up your whole day?  I did have to give away an overnight shift for work.  I’m probably still going to go in for a few hours though.  Late at night I can usually get reading done between calls, and it will help me to not just go to bed.
5. Have you had many interruptions? How did you deal with those?  Yeah, I have had to do some packing today, and now I’m in the studio, but I knew I was just going to have to read in between doing stuff.
8. What would you do differently, as a Reader or a Cheerleader, if you were to do this again next year?  I wish I had more time to check out and comment on other folks’s blogs.
9. Are you getting tired yet? Nope, but I was one of the lucky ones to have an 8am start time, so it’s just a normal day so far.

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I had to do some work today, too. On top of reading and cheering. More challenges make the reading day more fun, right? Keep on reading! #teamwordsworth

Comment by dtanton

So cool that you are working on an album! And still finding time to read! Keep up the good work!

I hope you are enjoying the readathon so far. #TeamWordsworth

Comment by Masanobu




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