My Book List

June 1-30 Challenge Day 30 Thirty Books June 30, 1936. Margaret Mitchell’s book, Gone with the Wind, was published.  Your last Challenge! Have you read Gone with the Wind? Do you want to read it? What books do you want to read? What books have you read that you recommend? What books do you not recommend…

June 30 Challenge

June 1-30 Challenge Day 30 Thirty Books June 30, 1936. Margaret Mitchell’s book, Gone with the Wind, was published.  Your last Challenge! Have you dreamed of writing a novel? Set a timer for thirty minutes and free write! Write whatever comes to mind, then take just a few moments to do some simple editing such…

Riding the El

Day 29 Track Twenty-nine June 29, 1896. The St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Company (predecessor of the St. Louis – San Francisco Railway) is incorporated.In the old Glen Miller song “The Chattanooga Choo Choo” the train departs on Track 29. Have you ever ridden a train? Write a post about a train. Tell us…

Games

Warning: Serious post about a serious topic – Sexual Assault Day 28 Twenty-eight Dominoes June 28, 1914. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, was assassinated in Sarajevo along with his wife, Duchess Sophie. This assassinated started a domino effect resulting in World War I. There are 28 dominoes in a full…

June 29 Challenge

June 1-30 Challenge Day 29 Track Twenty-nine June 29, 1896. The St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Company (predecessor of the St. Louis – San Francisco Railway) is incorporated. In the old Glen Miller song “The Chattanooga Choo Choo” the train departs on Track 29. Have you ever ridden a train? Write a post about a…

June 28 Challenge

June 1-30 Challenge Day 28 Twenty-eight Dominoes June 28, 1914. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, was assassinated in Sarajevo along with his wife, Duchess Sophie. This assassinated started a domino effect resulting in World War I. There are 28 dominoes in a full set of dominoes. Do you like to…

June 27 Challenge

June 1-30 Challenge Day 27 Twenty-seven Sentences June 27, 1927. On this date the United States Marine Corps adopted the English bulldog as their official mascot.  Write about any subject. You can write about a Marine, a bulldog, or an Englishman if you’d like. You can write about anything! But you must write exactly twenty-seven…

June 26 Challenge

June 1-30 Challenge Day 26 Marathon June 26, 2016. Marathons are being held today in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii; Santa Cruz, California; Lubec, Maine; and Arlington, Virginia. The race in Arlington is indoors.  I’m not doing any of them. I may run or ride a few miles, though.  A marathon is 26.2 miles. Marathoners don’t start out…

Me at age 25

Day 25 Photo Challenge June 25, 1967. Broadcasting of the first live global satellite television program took place on this date. It was a show called Our World. Alternative: Post a picture representing the number 25. It can be twenty-five items, twenty-five people, or something showing the number 25. Today I am posting a picture of…