May 2014: Start Up

What I hope to do: May 2014

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!

Top Ten Tuesday: (Bookish Bucket List) March 25, 2014

My Bookish Bucket List Top Ten

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  1. Finish A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  2. Meet John Green (and his brother Hank!)
  3. Publish a poem or short in The New Yorker
  4. Change a kid’s reading life
  5. Finish the 52 books a year challenge (that I’ve yet to start)
  6. Finish the 100 Classics Challenge (again, haven’t started)
  7. Learn the words to Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown from reading it to babies
  8. Own a Biltmore-esq (visualize Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, if you’re not from the American Eastern seaboard) home library, and open to locals to check out books for free
  9. Retrieve all my books from my parents attic
  10. Be surrounded by books, and people who love them as much as I do.

This regular feature here at A MaeDay Life is a part of The Broke and the Bookish’s Top Ten Tuesday’s.  This week’s theme was “Top Ten Things On My Bookish Bucket List