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2016 Reading Challenge

Taking a break from the November to Remember to update my 2016 Reading Challenge.  After being slowed down considerably by A Thousand Days (wish we had a John F. Kennedy now!), I have been able to get through the next … Continue reading

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Jubilant June

June 16 – 2016 Reading challenge Book # 8 – A Thousand Days by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. Definitely not breaking any speed reading records with this year’s challenge.  Pretty sure I’m not going to make 52 books! I did finish … Continue reading

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Jubilant June

June 2 — Since May was here and gone in an instant, I’m going to take today to recap some of the things I had planned to post but didn’t get a chance to: First there is the May selfie: … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge

March 8 — Book Five! It didn’t take me long to read the book “Night.”  It probably could have been read in a day but I usually only read before I go to sleep so it took a little longer. … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge

March 6 – Book Four Finished the book of poems by Mary Oliver.  I still can’t say that I really like poetry, or that I understand it all, but there were a few passages in this book that I did … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge

Book Three – Finished the book “1000+ Little things Happy, Successful People Do Differently” by Marc and Angel Chernoff.  There were lots of passages that I highlighted, but toward the end I was just reading the bullet points because there was … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge

February 2 — Book 2 Not exactly speed reading through the year so far but it’s only February.  I finished the Murder in Georgetown book the other day.  It was not quite as good as some of the other books … Continue reading

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