Summer is Flying By!

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Where is the summer going so fast! I have so many things to do but not enough time in which to do them.  What did you do this summer?

Since I came back from my trip to Italy in May –

I planted flowers all over the yard.

I haven’t been to the beach. (Still hoping to get there one day soon).

Stayed home and had company over every weekend for dinner.

Babysat and entertained my two active grandsons,

Took care of a family dog,

and a neighbor’s fish.

Picked up mail for my neighbor, the one with the fish.

Took out family members to lunch.

Celebrated seven birthdays.

Celebrated our fifteen anniversary!

Celebrated my —- birthday.

Saw several movies in the theater.

Wrote two children’s books.

Edited my first novel.

Exercised every day.

Kept up with my FB, LinkedIn, TW and Goodreads sites.

Reviewed a thousand or so emails.

Reviewed twenty books on Amazon and Goodreads.

No wonder I am tired!!! Lol!

Thanks for reading. Here are some pictures of all the lovely flowers my husband and I planted in and around our home.

All in all it has been a fun, busy and somewhat productive summer.

Hope you are having a wonderful summer. Blessings to all!

Thank you for stopping by.  Hope you remembered to pick up some adorable children’s books at http://www.jemsbooks.com and read to your children. You will laugh along with them at Louey, Ricky, Jerry, Lamby and Jesse, sweet stories in rhyme with life lessons.

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REMEMBER:  READING GIVES YOU WINGS TO FLY!

 

 

 

 

 

 

About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with 13 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 10 middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 3 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her books have received 18 Book Awards and a few Finalists in contests. AWARDS: MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Lamby the Lonely Lamby PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Books 1, 2, 3, 5, & 6. Abby & Holly Series, Books 1-3 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - HONORABLE MENTION - Davey & Derek Book 1, READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 3 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - BRONZE MEDAL - Abby & Holly Book 1 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe BOOK EXCELLENCE AWARD - FINALIST - Davey & Derek Book 6 Authorsdb Cover Contest Silver Medal - Davey & Derek Book 5 FINALISTS: Authorsdb First Lines Contest, - Hunting Mariah and Mariah's Revenge were Finalists Red City Review Awards - Finalist - Davey & Derek Book 4 and received a 5-Star Review from Readers’ Favorite Book Awards. READERS’ FAVORITE BOOK AWARDS - 5-STAR REVIEW - Davey & Derek Book 4 All Janice's books are available on Amazon.com, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on Book 5 of Abby & Holly series for girls and Book 2 of Drystan the Dragon series for young children. A YA fantasy series will be coming in 2021 and beyond along with more children's books and novels for 18+. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog http://jemsbooks.blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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5 Responses to Summer is Flying By!

  1. sknicholls says:

    Do you shop in the “active wear” department like me? Just kidding. 🙂 Busy summer!

  2. It’s great to be busy 🙂 does your summer last until the end of September?

    • jjspina says:

      Until Sept 22nd but we can still have pleasant weather after that or it can get chilly like fall early. You just never know with New England weather in USA! Our fall is beautiful with all the trees changing colors though which is my favorite season!
      I start babysitting early in Sept again so my summer vacation is essentially over then. Lol!

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