Good morning friends and read-a-thoners! Well, hour 1 has passed and we are just now getting down to business. The kids slept in, and then my husband insisted he feed us a hearty breakfast for energetic reading! Frankly, I haven't come down from my cloud of the Adult Literacy League last night, and finally meeting the wonderful Connie May Fowler! But that is a story for another day. We have reading to do.
So the first mini challenge asks us about our TBR stack for the read-a-thon. I figure the best idea would be to take a picture of not only my stack, but my kids as well. And of course the special brownies that I made this morning, inspired by Candace's "Brownies of the Rich and Famous" post.
I've officially got six books in my stack, plus one that I am about halfway through. I know I won't read them all, but they are all generally short, so I am hoping to knock out a few
As far as goals, I have none! I am determined to defeat my high-strung, over-achieving ways and just chill. Because my kids are part of the equation, my only goal is to make this a fun and positive experience for them and not lose my cool! We have set up down at my parents' house, which has less distractions. We have a white board, where we will keep track of all of our books and pages read. We have sleeping bags and all of our books at the ready!
This is the first time I have participated in the read-a-thon, so I am shooting from the hip. I'm stocked up on easy meals and snacks and drinks. We are planning on taking breaks, going to church later in the day, and maybe taking a walk. I'll check back in later, gators!