I am currently reading my way through a long list of science fiction and fantasy titles. (http://www.npr.org/2011/08/07/138938145/science-fiction-and-fantasy-finalists if you are interested in the list).
Trying to get started on this spy novel over my coffee break this morning. Unfortunately, in our new building the coffee room doubles as a meeting room. So, I'm at one end, attempting to read. At the other end is a meeting of four people--two of them speak English as a second language, one has a speech impediment, and the fourth is (let me be blunt) dumb as a sack of hammers. They are discussing a rather complex fix that needs to be done in our new computer system and trying to make themselves understood to each other.
I cut coffee short and I am so glad that I'm going to start vacation at 3:30 pm this afternoon! I apparently really need the break. I'm cranky.