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Read all of the Miss Marple Novels and Short Stories

I decided to fill in a gap in my mystery reading history and read some Agatha Christie books as I had only ever read a couple of her Poirot books. The Miss Marple books are excellent and I heartily recommend these classic detective stories.

Ran 10 miles

Nice 10 mile run down Hines Drive early morning.

I practice piano and violin during this summer.

VERY FUN, and hard work!

i got a night lite for my fear of the dark.

I hola-hooped in front of the adult reference desk

Read "Out Of My Mind"

Out of my mind by Sharon M. Draper — Fifth-grader Melody, born with cerebral palsy, has never been able to speak. When she gets a special computer that enables her to finally have a voice, she finds there are other obstacles to overcome at school after she begins attending inclusion classes.

Learned archery at camp

Did zip line

Did zip line

Made a phone call that I have been putting off

I am not a phone person so making that call was a big deal for me.

Entered one of my scrapbooking layouts in an online challenge.

Keeping my fingers crossed that I win!


I'm trying to read a chapter book--The Baby-Sitters Club by Ann M. Martin. It has 171 pages. Wow!

I clinb to the playscape

Re-Read The Hunger Games

With all the hype over the movie, and all the movies-to-come, I thought I'd re-read this trilogy. I think I might have liked it better the second time around.

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Catching fire by Suzanne Collins

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

I rode on a really tall Ferris Wheel in Chicago.

Dove off the top platform for the first time at the lake!

I Hula Hooped.

I dove off the top platform at the lake!

grew my first morning glory

I planted a few varieties of morning glory and this lovely purple one was the first to bloom.