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Summer 2020 Reading Plans

Lately, every time I finished a book, I’ve been having a lot of trouble choosing my next read. Either I’m looking for a book that could be as amazing as the one I just finished (which, let's be honest, I won’t really know for sure until I’ve finished reading the new book). Or I’m looking for a book very different from the one I just read (which typically yields a lot of possibilities). I’ve been meaning to get a random book stack ready so that I always had a list of books to choose from if I didn’t have a book planned already. This is what I’m hoping to get into the groove of over the summer, so I’ve decided to do a challenge that encourages that heavily.
One of my Goodreads groups does a seasonal reading challenge, providing a ton of prompts that can cover up to a total of almost 100 books. I don’t even read 100 books in a year. The last time I did the challenge (7 years ago!), I read only 30 so I’m not expecting a lot in count over the next three months. But what I do like is the…

Dewy Ramblings: I'm back!

I'm back finally! I left on Friday evening, and reached back on Monday, early morning at 3 am. So as you can imagine, I'm still feeling sluggish after the very very hectic yet amazing weekend! I visited the Capitol Hill, the Washington monument, White House and the Smithsonian museums, and I loved all that history exuding out of the city. Did you know History was my favorite subject in high school? My friends and I walked a LOT! It was tiring, but I feel so elated now, I think we saw so much more that way. I'll write a more detailed weekend getaway post (hopefully with pictures) this Sunday, since right now, I would love to just do -nothing-!

I have a lot of posts to catch up with. I may take advantage of Google Reader's "Mark all as Read", but I would love to see how you all fared at the Bloggiesta - How did you do?

Also, what else did you do this weekend that I missed?

Comments

Marce said…
It's World Cup time when the World stops, lol, doesn't seem to affect the blogging world, hahahhaha

I am a France fan so less reading than usual here.

Glad you had a fun time away.
Introverted Jen said…
Welcome back! I'm glad you had a good time!

I hate to admit it, but I used Mark All As Read for the first time at the end of Bloggiesta. I had gotten so far behind, and I knew that 1000+ had to be over 2000, so I bit the bullet and did it. I felt a teensy bit of guilt, but mostly I felt relief to be starting fresh. I say go for it if you need to.
So glad you had a wonderful time in DC; it's such a great city! I am in London so blogging is going to be a bit difficult, but I am going to try.
Athira said…
Marce, isn't that so? I would expect people to drop everything and watch the WC! But no, blogging goes on, sigh... I support France too, btw! :)

Jen, I feel guilty about using the Mark All As Read. But if I feel overwhelmed, I am all for it! Hopefully, I plan to spend all day today weeding through the posts!

Helen, Have a great time in London. It is one of my definitely-should-see places!!
Tales of Whimsy said…
Yah DC!
I remember when I went I walked my butt off :) I was exhausted when I got home :)
Glad to have you back *hugs*
Lisa said…
Totally hit "Mark all as read!" That hulking reader is so stressful and you know we'll all have posts up again in a day or two!
Athira said…
Juju, it was so awesome to walk through the various sights in DC! Loved it!

Lisa, I have finally come around to realizing that. I think I will do that after all!
bermudaonion said…
I'm so glad you had such a good time!
Athira said…
Kathy, I definitely enjoyed DC! It was so awesome!