Summer Lovin’ Read-a-thon Day 7: We go together

List your accomplishments, big and small:

Ah, so we have reached the end.

It was my first readathon, but it won’t be my last! I had a great time this week, attempting to read a bit, trying to blog more, and unfortunately not managing to visit other blogs as much as I was hoping to! I guess this week wasn’t such a great one for reading as too many things were happening! Fourth of July celebrations and a kids-free excursion (our first since 2011 – planned several months before!) up to Napa on Saturday for a very special lunch (more in another post, perhaps).

So I hesitate to tell you that I finished NONE of the books in that photo I took on the first day!

I did however, finish two books I had already been reading before the readathon started. So that counts…right?

Anyway, thank you to our wonderful hosts and for everyone who dropped by my blog. Happy reading!

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10 comments

  1. Jessica

    The important thing is completing some reading! So no big worries if you didn’t finish the ones you wanted-you read 2 others. :D

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  2. Trish

    Yay for a trip–hopefully it gave you a bit of recharging? We’re lucky to have my mom close by the house and she’ll take the babe every once in a while but sometimes it’s nice to just get away from it all! If you’re ever able to, you should join the Dewey Readalong in the fall or spring. It’s a blast!

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    • olduvai

      It was great to spend some kids-free time with the husband! I do wish we had family around but we are lucky that they are willing to fly halfway across the world to spend time with us.

      I am hoping to join the next readathon!

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  3. buriedinprint

    The idea of having a read-a-thon which coordinates with statutory holidays can work for and against reading; sometimes there is a gap of time which you can happily fill with reading, but other times there are just too many other fun distractions. Never mind, you’ve had a good time with it, so the books and pages read are kinda beside the point!

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