May 2014: Start Up

What I hope to do: May 2014
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Miami Cove, Tillamook Bay, Oregon Coast (c) S.M. Lennox

Things to Read:

Things to Watch:

  • (live) Game of Thrones: Season 4 (Television- HBO)
  • (liveThe Autobiography of Jane Eyre (YouTube webseries- 2014)
  • (live) 19 Kids and Counting (Television- TLC)
  • (live) The Little Couple (Television- TLC)
  • (rewatch) The Lizzie Bennett Diaries (YouTube webseries on DVD- 2013)
  • The Monuments Men (Film- 2014)
  • Austenland (Film- 2013)
  • Catching Fire (Film- 2013)

Things to Blog:

  • Reflections on Lent (from a never Catholic)
  • Weddings and Brides and the Women Who Love Me
  • Internet Dating (and Why I Try It)
  • The Ethical Meat Eater
  • Reviews: Books, Films, Television

Major Events to Come:

  • Rest.  Sleep.  More Rest.
  • Catching up on Blogs (and back-blogs)
  • Start Classics Challenge (I said this a while ago, but still haven’t done it)
  • MaeDay Geek Life
  • MaeDay Mailbox
  • MaeDay Life’s very First Give Away!

March & April 2014: Wrap Up

(double duty, because I forgot to do wrap up/ start up last month)
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Cherry Blossoms in the Spring (c) S.M.Lennox

Things Read:

Things Watched:

  • (live) Game of Thrones: Season 4 (Television- HBO)
  • (liveThe Autobiography of Jane Eyre (YouTube)
  • (live) 19 Kids and Counting (Television- TLC)
  • (live) The Little Couple (Television- TLC)
  • Divergent (Film- 2014)
  • Captain America: Winter Soldier (Film- 2014)
  • Heartland: Season 6 (Television on DVD- 2013)
  • I Give It A Year (Film on Netflix- 2013)
  • The Big Wedding (Film on Netflix- 2013)
  • Hopelessly in June (Film on Television- 2011)
  • (unfinished) How I Met Your Mother: Season 1 (Television on Netflix- 2006)
  • (unfinished) Veronica Mars: Season 1 (Television on Amazon Prime- 2004)
  • (unfinished) Lab Rats: Season 1 (Television on Netflix- 2012)

Blogs Posted:

28 (March 2014)

Crisis Adverted
My Bookish Bucket List (Top Ten Tuesday)
Don’t Kiss Me, I’m Scottish-American
Canned Pressure
Cousin T and Auntie L on Wedding Day (Wordless Wednesday)

48 (April 2014)

X Marks the Spot (A to Z Challenge)
Rescuers (A to Z Challenge)
My Bookish Wish List (Top Ten Tuesday)
The Light Before the Dark (Flash Fiction)
My Little Life Coaches

Major Events:

March 2014: Start Up

What I think I will do: March 2014

Things to Read

 

  • (finish) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K Rowling
  • (finish) Monument Men by Robert Edsel and Brett Whitter
  • (finish) Empire State of Mind by Zach O’Malley Greenburg
  • (finish) My Story by Elizabeth Smart and Chris Stewart
  • (finish) The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  • (finish) The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Gailbraith aka J.K. Rowling
  • One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Shadow Kiss: Vampire Academy (Book 3) by Richelle Mead

 

Things to Watch

  • Austenland
  • Tomorrow When the War Began
  • Monument Men

Things to Blog

  • Weddings and Brides and The Beautiful Women who Love Me
  • Downton Abbey
  • DailyPost Responses
  • Alphabet Soup: A to Z challenge introduction

Major Events

  • Start Classics Challenge
  • Reveal My Little Big Post Project
  • End Girl Scout Cookie Sales

February 2014: Wrap Up

What I did: February 2014

Things Read

  • (unfinished) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K Rowling
  • (unfinished) Monument Men by Robert Edsel and Brett Whitter
  • (unfinished) Empire State of Mind by Zach O’Malley Greenburg
  • (unfinished) My Story by Elizabeth Smart and Chris Stewart
  • (unfinished) The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  • (unfinished) The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Gailbraith aka J.K. Rowling
  • Vampire Academy by Rachelle Mead
  • Frostbite: Vampire Academy Book 2 by Rachelle Mead
  • The Twilight Saga by Stephanie

Things Watched

  • No Body’s Perfect (Film on Netflix- 2008)
  • Flicka: Country Pride (Film on Netflix- 2012)
  • Lincoln (Film on Television- 2013)
  • FritzFashionista (YouTube)
  • The Art Assignment (YouTube)

 Blogs Posted
14 (below are some of my favorites)

Major Events

  • Girl Scout Cookies Nearly Killed Me
  • My Best Friend Came Home (and I forgot to Blog about it)
  • I visited Kansas… and will blog about it

February 2014: Think Up

What I think I will do: February 2014

Things to Read

  • (finish) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K Rowling
  • (finish) Monument Men by Robert Edsel and Brett Whitter
  • (finish) Empire State of Mind by Zach O’Malley Greenburg
  • One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Things to Watch

  • No Body’s Perfect
  • Tomorrow When the War Began
  • Monument Men

Things to Blog

  • Downton Abbey
  • Mister G’s Kids
  • DailyPost Responses
  • Always A Bachelorette, Never A Bride
  • Science is Sexy

Major Events

  • Girl Scout Cookie Open Sales Begin!
  • Girl Scout Cookie Open Sales Begin!!
  • Girl Scout Cookie Open Sales Begin!!!

January 2014: Wrap Up

What I did: January 2014

Things Read

  • (unfinished) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K Rowling
  • (unfinished) Monument Men by Robert Edsel and Brett Whitter
  • (unfinished) Empire State of Mind by Zach O’Malley Greenburg

Things Watched

Blogs Posted
14 (below are some of my favorites)

Major Events

  • 2014 Rolled In
  • I started MaeDay Life
  • I avoided catching the plague at work

Blogging Grade
C.  I am passing, but I’d like to do better all around!