Thursday, August 6, 2009

Week of Loss - Aug. 2

This week I gained 5 lbs., and am within 57.6 lbs. of my goal weight.

Continue to monitor my progress and other health and wellness information over at A Year of Loss and Health, Pirate.

Week of Stories - August 2

Stories read this week from over at A Year of Stories, Pirate.

Monday: “The Island” by Peter Watts * * *
Tuesday: “The Test” by Richard Matheson * * *
Wednesday: “Mantage” by Richard Matheson * * * *
Thursday: “The Container” by Deb Olin Unferth * * * *
Friday: “The Canary Prince” by Italo Calvino * * * *
Saturday: “The Wine Doctor” by Frederick Adolf Paola * * * *
Sunday: “Strawberry Spring” by Stephen King * * *

My favorite story of the week was: “The Container” by Deb Olin Unferth

From the review: “While the act – and container – seem to have little the do with the rest of the story, it’s a strong image to end a story on. Sometimes a great visual goes a long, long way to making a huge impact.