Birthday Week List!

It’s been a great week. Shoot, it’s been a great month. November is my favorite month, not only because my birthday falls right in the middle, but also because the weather begins to change. The leaves on the trees around my house are finally changing. The one across the street is a bright red and I know that once it starts to go, the tree in my front yard will follow a few days later. I’ve lived here almost ten years and you start to notice those sorts of things. Why though? I want to know.

  • I received a wonderful (for the most part) Stitch Fix. I might freeze, but the I’m-not-sure-if-it’s-black-or-navy dress is going to be my 30th birthday outfit.
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  • Had our first book club in a while. That was actually at the end of October, but it was still great. We’re currently reading my pick, Life After Life by Kate Atkinson.
  • I’ve been reading like crazy. I like it when I’m like this, devouring everything I can get my hands on. I’m almost through all the A Song of Ice and Fire books and I need to slow down with that. Basically one left and I’m pretty sure I won’t be able to leave it alone very long. Lots of poems, a short story here and there. I love reading!

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Readathon! Fall 2014

It’s time for Dewey’s Read-A-Thon! I’ll be keeping track of my progress here and posting on Twitter (@ElizabethMelle, #readathon) whenever there is an update. This year I’m captaining #TeamEliot, so look for their cheers floating around blogs and Twitter.

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Goals: Finish 3 titles and read 800 pages

Pages read: 320
Time spent reading: 3 hour 57 mins
Time spent cheering: 2 hour 30 mins
Titles finished during Read-A-Thon: 2

Reading:
Smoke by Ellen Hopkins (130/543)
A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin (43/1177)
Too Long a Solitude (Poems) by James Ragan (FINISHED – 77pgs)
Love Poems by Anne Sexton (FINISHED – 70pgs)

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