C is for Casper ( Not the Ghost)

Hi everyone! Back to the A-Z Challenge. Today is C and I am recommending Casper the Commuting Cat by Susan Finden. I am sure many of you heard about Casper, the cat that used to ride the bus in England. I won’t tell you the whole story just in case you never heard of him. I will tell you that a woman adopted him from a shelter. He would not stay inside and always found a way outside. Much to her amazement, everyone knew who Casper was, wherever she went because he used to visit all over the neighborhood. He also loved to ride the bus,snoozing in a front seat for the entire route. I would have a nervous breakdown worrying if my cat did that, but she accepted that he wanted to live his life that way. He reminds me of Spooky and how he used to visit everyone in the neighborhood.

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I am also joining The Book Date’s It’s Monday ! What Are You Reading? Blog Hop. It's Monday! What Are You Reading? I am reading a really fun book that was on display at the library. Little Victories Perfect Rules for Imperfect Living by Jason Gay. I had never heard of him before, but apparently he is a Wall Street Journal columnist. He is not that old, but survived cancer as a young man which helped him see the big picture and not sweating the small stuff. If you want a laugh, I highly recommend this. And he has a cat which automatically makes him great as far as I am concerned.DSCF0971

It’s Monday ! What Are You Reading?

Hi, everyone! Today we are joining The Book Date’s It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? Blog Hop. I always read at least 5 books at the same time,I read a few chapters a day of each. Today I am listing 2 of them, but the rest are listed on my Goodreads list.

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I am reading Casper the Commuting Cat by Susan Finden, It came out in 2010, I don’t know why it has taken me so long to get around to reading it. I will be reviewing it on April 4th for the a-z challenge which starts this Friday.

I am also planning a big decluttering project now that my hubby is more open to parting with things ( hopefully, not me). I am reading The Joy of Less by Francine Jay. I always thought of myself as being good at parting with objects, but no matter how often I declutter, I still have too much stuff. I am glad my hubby is on board this time and is planning to part with a lot of books , hockey equipment from the 1970’s , etc.

Easter was so early this year that I only put up a few decorations and I was pleased with those. I am definitely going to get rid of any decoration that doesn’t give me joy. If you are looking for a way to motivate yourself to declutter, I recommend this book. I actually like it better than the one that is so popular now called The Joy of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo.