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24-Hour Read-a-Thon: Update #5 (15 Hours In)


Here are my stats thus far:

Reading: I just finished The Return. What a treat! I really enjoyed it. I am now about to begin my book club’s pick for this month, In the Time of the Butterflies. Since it is a heavier read I might alternate it with Betsy-Tacy and Tib.

Pages Read Since Last Update: 114

Total Pages Read: 577

Completed Books: Cheerful Weather for the Wedding, The Return.

Nibbly Foods Eaten: I ended up eating the spaghetti. I feel like such a P-I-G but all of my food choices have been healthy today. The pasta was whole wheat, the tacos were the healthy variety, the hummus is naturally healthy but I feel as if I have been eating all day long. I think I need to drink a bit more water.

Random Tidbits: I retreated to the garage (again) and it was nice and quiet there! However, it’s time for me to enter the house and assume my motherly duties so that I can get the kids tucked in and down for the night. This day has flown by! Has it gone by quickly for you too? I am quite antsy right now and do not feel tired at all. I am thinking that the 10 o’clock hour will be the toughest for me.

Ti’s Comfy Factor (5 being comfy): 5 I am pretty darn comfy. Jammies are on.

Next Update: My next update will be around 11pm (Pacific), unless I fall asleep but I seriously doubt that will happen.


24-Hour Read-a-Thon: Update #4 (12 Hours In)


Here are my stats thus far:

Reading: I finished Cheerful Weather for the Wedding. It wasn’t at ALL what I expected it to be. It was good but I guess I was expecting “cheerful” and that is not what I got. After a short stretch (sitting in one place for too long makes me crabby), I grabbed The Return.

Pages Read Since Last Update: 147

Total Pages Read: 463

Books Completed so far: Cheerful Weather for a Wedding

Nibbly Foods Eaten: None! I had those tacos three hours ago and all I’ve had since is water. Getting ready to throw dinner together though. Debating between spaghetti (easy) and soup (easier).

Random Tidbits: My kids are out of control today! I had to resort to the garage for peace and quiet. You see, the garage is somewhat soundproof with all the fireproofing, etc. I managed to get a good chunk of uninterrupted reading time in. My headache is also gone. Thanks for the well wishes. I will take a shortish break to blog-hop a bit and then eat and then I am hitting the reading trail again.

Ti’s Comfy Factor (5 being comfy): 4 as I have a comfy chair in the garage that I had planned to sell but maybe not. It’s proven to be quite useful today.

Next Update: My next update should be around 8pm (Pacific).