Things I DIDN’T Do on my Summer Vacation

Saying good-bye to summer vacation–good-bye to yoga pants and T-shirts, good-bye to my big comfy chair (it’s too hot in that room in the afternoons, until about October), good-bye to my morning walks.

But I finished my book Thursday and a short story Sunday, updated my website, read 14 books…

Here’s what I didn’t do:

Things I Didn’t Do on my Summer Vacation

1)      Go someplace to write—every year I say I’m going to take the laptop to Panera or something, but I never do.

2)      Sew the knit dress I bought the fabric for—and the pattern.

3)      Actually lose weight

4)      Watch Torchwood

5)      Go to the movies, not even once.

6)      Write short story that I planned to give as a freebie to go with Sunrise

7)      Go to the beach

8)      Sit outside to write—too hot, too many skeeters

9)      Go to Sonic for their late-night treats

10)   Watch Supernatural when it’s on TNT in the daytime, something I’d been looking forward to doing (but I didn’t let myself turn on the TV during the day except at lunch.)

What did you think you’d do this summer that you didn’t?

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. MicheleKS
    Aug 16, 2010 @ 06:22:06

    I’d thought I’d go to the movies more often- I still have an AMC gift card in my wallet. I only went once (for The A-Team). I just finished watching season 1 of Doctor Who and now I want to see Torchwood as it was a spin-off from Doctor Who.

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  2. Mary
    Aug 16, 2010 @ 15:02:02

    I’m afraid my list is going to be similar to yours. The heat sapped most of my energy and ambition.

    You accomplished a lot though! Kudos to you.

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  3. mjfredrick
    Aug 16, 2010 @ 17:55:07

    Michele, I had no idea Torchwood was a spin-off of Dr. Who! I have that in my queue, too.

    Thanks, Mary! But you wrote a LOT!

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  4. Natalie J. Damschroder
    Aug 16, 2010 @ 19:59:35

    Torchwood has lots of Doctor Who crossover! They kind of intertwine and I watched them that way. It might make you want to go back and watch eps of Doctor Who that will now make more sense.

    Torchwood ROCKS. You’ll love it, and I can’t wait until it’s back on! (One word of warning: it’s often darker than Doctor Who, especially the last mini-season.)

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