#ThankfullyReading Wrap-Up

This was the last day of my long weekend, and I have to say, it was just as relaxing as the last three days. I got a lot of reading done; at the time of writing this, I have read another 200 pages of Duma Key, and I am loving it. This just might become one of my favorite SK books, and it will definitely be getting its own post here on Froodian Slip at some point. I need to finish it and collect my thoughts before that happens, though.

It was really nice to join other bloggers this weekend and participate in Thankfully Reading Weekend, hosted by Jenn’s Bookshelves. Joining in Deb’s (Readerbuzz) book bingo was also a blast. It was nice to get back into the blogging world and catch up with people–especially Bryan of Still An Unfinished Person, who I haven’t talked to this much in a long time–and to see what everyone has been up to and what blogger events are coming up.

One of the events that Bryan brought to my attention is the 2019 #AMonthofFaves being hosted by Girlxoxo and Traveling with T. Every other day, starting December 2, they have a different topic for bloggers to write about. I don’t know that I’ll be able to write posts for all of them, but I am going to give it my best shot. Participating in #ThankfullyReading this weekend kind of gave me my writing groove back, and I’ve really been enjoying it. And looking over the #AMonthofFaves topics, I know I have things to say. Heh.

And while this four-day weekend didn’t go exactly as planned, it was still very nice and I have a lot of things to be thankful for. I’m thankful that even though my daughter had to stay on campus, she had friends who were also staying and she had a nice break anyway. I’m thankful that my husband has been feeling well enough the past few days to be out of bed, and that he felt well enough to watch some TV with me and enjoy a good movie with me. I’m thankful for my friend Katie, who we were supposed to spend Thanksgiving day with, who brought us leftovers of her delicious food when it became apparent that we wouldn’t be eating dinner with her family after all. And I’m thankful that I got to spend four days doing basically nothing but reading for pleasure and taking the occasional nap.

I hope everyone had a nice weekend, whether or not you celebrate this problematic (in many ways) holiday, and I look forward to being more involved in the blogging community again.

7 thoughts on “#ThankfullyReading Wrap-Up

  1. I love your blog posts and am glad you got your writing groove back! Also glad your husband is feeling better. That was really nice of your friend to make you guys a plate of Thanksgiving food.

    I don’t know how many of the #AMonthOfFaves posts I’ll do, but I did start my post for tomorrow.

    Have a great week!

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  2. I know that you needed the time off and glad that you were able to have it. I have a feeling I’m going to be getting more time off tomorrow. We’re getting quite a bit of snow overnight into tomorrow so I doubt the library will be open. So another reading day…and while I have the first post of A Month of Faves drafted, I still have to finish it up. Thanks for reminding me.

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    1. Yeah, lots of people I know are getting a ton of snow. We got some rain today, but our snow tomorrow isn’t supposed to amount to anything. Ashley’s classes have already been cancelled for tomorrow. I hope you get another day off to read!


      1. Yeah, it looks like it’s more up this way and farther to the east (oh, yeah, where Ashley is – duh, I realized after I wrote this) they’re really going to get hammered, I think. As of now, just looking on our website, saw this message: “THE LIBRARY WILL ATTEMPT TO OPEN AT NOON ON MONDAY DEC 2, DUE TO THE WEATHER. The indoor book sale will be open when the library is open. But remember to call the library to confirm our schedule in case we need to close for the full day tomorrow.” So we still might be open, at least for a couple of hours. I don’t go until 2 p.m. anyway and work until 8 p.m. if we are open.

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