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Literate Housewife Turns 10!

It’s hard to believe, but today my blog turns 10 years old. What began as a way to keep myself honest about reading 52 books in on year became the best habit I’ve ever picked up. It has added friends, great reads, great reads, audiobooks, author and narrator friends, and trips to New York and Asheville. I love my expanded horizons and how they have made me who I am today. My one regret – and just for today only – is that I stopped numbering each review. It would have been nice to say I reviewed X books in 10 years without having to count. Ah well…

Thanks to one and all who have supported me over the years. Some have been better than others and I know that the last few have been spotty. Project Management and book blogging haven’t mixed well together in my life, but I will keep giving this space a good college try. I’m looking forward to seeing what the next 10 years will bring.

17 Comments

  • At 2017.01.17 08:33, JoAnn @ Lakeside Musing said:

    Congratulations!!

    • At 2017.01.17 08:40, Trista said:

      Ten years! Wow! A decade of hard work, with many rewards. I’m so glad that you started this journey. 🙂

      • At 2017.01.17 09:04, bermudaonion (Kathy) said:

        Congratulations on ten wonderful years!

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        • At 2017.01.17 09:12, Kay said:

          I have enjoyed your blog for a long, long time. Congrats on 10 years! Here’s to 10 more!

          • At 2017.01.17 10:07, Melissa said:

            Many congratulations! Always enjoy reading your blog. Here’s to the next 10 years and more!

            • At 2017.01.17 10:32, Angy Quintero said:

              Congratulations!!! <3

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              • At 2017.01.17 10:40, Julie Merilatt said:

                You are a rockstar! So glad we became friends through the blogosphere…

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                • At 2017.01.17 11:31, Amal (AMB) said:

                  Wow, ten years! That is quite an achievement. Congratulations!

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                  • At 2017.01.17 11:54, Sarah's Book Shelves said:

                    Happy Anniversary!

                    • At 2017.01.18 08:21, Kailana said:

                      Happy Blogging Birthday!!

                      • At 2017.01.18 08:51, Beth Hoffman said:

                        Wow … 10 years is quite an accomplishment. Happy Blogiversary … and cheers!

                        • At 2017.01.18 10:17, Karen White said:

                          Wow! Congratulations. This is kind of huge, isn’t it? You’ve done such a great job of allowing your blog to shift and change over the years which I am sure is a big part of it’s longevity. Above all, thanks for all you do for audiobooks!

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                          • At 2017.01.19 16:54, Nise' said:

                            Happy Blogiversary! Things change as life happens, but the great thing is that our blogs are patient and wait for us. This will be 10 yearsf or me as well.

                            • At 2017.01.20 06:48, Toady said:

                              Congratulations. That is no small accomplishment!

                              • At 2017.01.23 17:23, Bryan G. Robinson said:

                                I’m a bit late on this, but happy blogiversary…I’ve always enjoyed your blogging and seeing what you’re reading as well as what you’re doing in life, here and on Facebook and on Twitter.

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                                • At 2017.01.25 01:50, Rachel said:

                                  Congratulations on your blog-a-versery!

                                  • At 2017.01.29 19:40, Kitty L Hendrix said:

                                    Wow! Congrats! I think this makes you somewhat of a pioneer! Thank you for hosting From The Heart and pushing through new frontiers in Audibook land!

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