The Sunday Salon #41: Eva Luna Week Two
Sunday, August 23, 2009 at 8:33PM

The Sunday

I am very slow with completing books as I adjusted to married life in the New England area. I thought it would be fun to track my reading progress each week. The Sunday Salonis an online reading group where all the participants set aside time to read every Sunday and blog about the experience. To learn more or to join, click on the picture above.

 I continued reading more of  Eva Luna by Isabel Allende this morning as I was waiting for Partner to get ready so that we could do some shopping.  As the main character is getting older, she is going from place to place to find a home.  Even at her young age of 17, she never seems to have a sense that any of the places she stays are permanent.  She works hard to find ways to fit in and to make her new situation work, but some tragic event seems to constantly pull her away.  In some instances, she realizes that she is unhappy and frustrated; I am impressed with her gumption at several points to stick up for herself and leave.

My Partner and I moved into our first home recently.  While I am thrilled, I do have a sense of nervousness that it is not real.  We are also trying to find ways to be together and to transform our space into something which makes both of us happy.

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