Saturday, April 18, 2009

Read-a-thon Hours 5-6

UPDATE FOR HOURS 5&6

Since last update:
Pages: 78 (Catch Me If You Can)
Time: 80 minutes

TOTALS:
248 pages read
240 minutes reading
70 minutes blogging
40 blogs visited
1 book finished (The Outsiders)
2 caffeine beverages
3 mini challenges (see below for youtube challenge)
Things are going good, but I'm starting to get a little restless. I might go for a short walk this hour--can you believe we are a quarter of the way through??

Maggie gets much blog love, but here is a picture of Lexi. It's the best I could do since she hates having her picture taken. Scott just bought this stuffed frog for her and it ribbets.

YOUTUBE VIDEO CHAIN MINI CHALLENGE

Well, I was going to save this for the wee hours, but I've got another video up my sleeve. Without further ado--last year's 'thon big hit (or so I've been told). The Harry Potter Puppet Pals!!!






One more plea--KILL WORD VERIFICATION. Just for today???

Ron Ron Ron Weasly!!!

16 comments:

  1. Killing word verification...I hadn't thought of that. I'm going to go do that right now!

    Yay for Potter Puppet Pals!!!!

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  2. You are a machine! Good luck with your further reading. That video makes me laugh out loud!

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  3. You're doing great! Both reading and cheering. I didn't even watch the video because if I do I know I'll get it stuck in my head but just thinking about it makes me chuckle. Happy reading!

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  4. YAY!! Yes, I agree....KILL WORD VERIFICATION!! :) It takes just as long to get the letters right as it does to comment.

    I love your doggie!

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  5. I love that video so much! I always forget about the ending--SO funny! If you keep reading at this rate, you'll definitely meet your goal!

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  6. YAY...Thanks Trish...you just made Annie's day!!!!!!

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  7. That would SO be YOUR ringtone! (if, uh, you were in my phone, that is.)


    Did you make that? I don't remember. (I know, you aren't answering comments. I'll ask again later.)

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  8. I am so impressed! You are doing the tri-athalon event: reading - blogging - challenges! I have discovered that this first go around I can really only concentrate on reading -- with specific planned breaks for cheerleading (this is my first one). I am not organized myself enough to do the challenges too. Oh well, next time!

    Keep up the GREAT work -- you are an inspiration.

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  9. Awww, look at Lexi. I've got a couple of Buddy to post at my next update. I'm totally restless today. I can't seem to get into reading. When I have to do something my mind tends to wander. lol. Frustrating.

    Anyhow, I killed the word verification again but if Ed comes back I'm putting it backc on. lol.

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  10. Everyone's totals are fantastic...you're doing great Trish! Love the doggie photo :)

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  11. You're doing great, Trish! I love the Potter Puppet Pals; a friend actually gave me a t-shirt with the puppets on it, but it was too small so I had to give it away.

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  12. I'm so happy you included a picture of Lexi with her new frog toy! She is adorable!!! So, I ended up trying to read on my bed which ended in me taking a little mini nap, but now I'm up and at-em again. It's a great day to be outside, I hope you enjoy your walk.

    IHOP in 6 1/2 hours... YUMMY!!!

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  13. Wow, you're doing great!! Love the picture of Lexi, too, so CUTE!

    Happy Reading!!

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  14. I killed my word verification. Just for you, dear! I love how you seem to feel guilty about not having as many pictures of Lexi. Lexi and Maggie are both cute!

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  15. Awww! Lexi is adorable! Enjoy the walk if you decide to take one! (Don't forget the audiobook! ^-~)

    I couldn't (still can't) believe so much time has already passed either!

    Congrats on having read so much already!

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