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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Follow Friday (4)

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Q. What do I do when I are not reading?

 

A. Well, this is definitely a hard one.  I work fulltime, commute 1.5 hours per day, am a husband and father.  There’s always, ALWAYS a load of laundry that needs to be washed, dried, and folded, a kid that needs to be comforted or held…So, what do I do when I’m not reading…A LOT!!! :)

 

What do you do?

 

Many Adventures,

Richard

 

*Follow Friday is a weekly blog-hop hosted by Parajunkee*

23 comments:

  1. I'm impressed by what you all accomplish in a day. I'm your newest follower and would love for you to visit me when you can.

    http://wowfromthescarfprincess.blogspot.com/2011/07/follow-friday_14.html

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  2. Well at least you have an awesome wife that takes care of your meals...and the dishes.

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  3. Hi Richard! I'm getting tired just reading about your day....
    Have a fun weekend with your family.
    Brie,
    Romance Around the Corner

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  4. New follower here. I used to have that kind of commute. In many ways, I miss the job, but then I remember the work place politics and I feel better. Happy hopping!

    My Follow Friday post

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  5. Aww you sound like a great Dad. I miss my Dad's comfort, there is nothing like it. New follower stopping through. Have a great weekend.

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  6. Hopping through. Don't you love being a grown up? Nothing like life's responsibilities to get in the way of fun. :-)
    My Hop

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  7. Stopping by to say hi. I'm a new follower.

    I don't think I could handle that long of a commute.

    http://thefictionalbookshelf.blogspot.com/

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  8. You must be Rebecca's AMAZING husband (I stopped by her blog first and read her post:)

    Happy Follow Friday! Old follower stopping by.

    Holjo @ Pedantic Phooka
    www.pedanticphooka.com

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  9. I love your answer... I also work full time so squeezing in reading is the MY TIME I need :)

    New follower
    Happy hopping and Happy friday!
    Hop on by anytime
    http://fantasmagoriese.blogspot.com/2011/07/follow-friday-and-blog-hop-friday.html

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  10. Hello, I'm a new follower and I just had to say that is an amazing answer.

    Stop by my blog if you want.

    http://bookfreak15.blogspot.com

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  11. Hi!
    Just hopping by and following through.
    My husband does the laundry (mainly) in my house as well - with the six of us we do about 7 loads every weekend

    Shelleyrae
    www.bookdout.wordpress.com

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  12. I know what you mean. Working full-time and a parent too. Don't you just wish there were 8 days in a week?

    New Follower, Lina Shaik @ http://fingersinthepie.blogspot.com/

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  13. Hello! I'm a new follower - found you via Parajunkee's Follow Friday blog hop. :-))

    My gosh, your schedule sounds intense! Good on ya for what you do!

    Please stop by my Follow Friday post when you get a chance:
    http://www.lifebetweenpages.net/2011/07/book-blog-follow-friday-3.html

    Have a great Friday! :D

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  14. Great answer - well done for doing the laundry.
    Here's my HOP

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  15. You've got a busy day!!! Old follower :)

    http://www.booksandbarks.com/2011/07/follow-friday-3.html

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  16. Ah who needs to do laundry *waves hand* I'll let the maid do it...wait I am the maid...I should really do laundry. ;-) New follower!

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  17. New follower! That is the kind of commute I have to look forward to here soon, yay for me right? LOL And heaven knows there's always laundry and dishes to do.

    Happy reading!


    Nikki @ Books Most Wanted

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  18. Hi! I'm new to #FF, but have a happy friday and have a great weekend! New follower
    Check out my #FF www.thefictionfairy.com

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  19. New follower here for the hop.
    I can understand the feeling. I also work full-time, I am married and have three boys. people often wonder how I find time to read...

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  20. I wish I could find a job! But since I'm still tipping the scale to "young teenager," I really don't think that it's going to happen anytime soon! x)

    I actually love doing the laundry, though! Out of all the chores I have to do, that one is my favourite (my least being doing the dishes).

    Reading is the coolest thing ever ;)

    Hope you have an awesome weekend!

    http://diminutivemimi.blogspot.com/2011/07/follow-friday-7.html

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  21. I am about to start a job with a longer commute. I am hoping that I can figure out a way to take public transportation which could give me more time to read (which seems so much better than driving I think). :)

    Shanan
    http://thebookaddictnet.blogspot.com/

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  22. I love the fact that you do laundry! Hi. Just stopping by. Following you from Follow My Book Blog Friday Blog Hop. Would love a visit and a follow back on my blog: http://blog.writerslairbooks.com. Thanks! Nice to meet you!

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  23. thanks for all the comments!

    @bookdout: i try to do 1 load a day, wash and dry.

    @lina: i don't wish for 8 days/week! that would just be one more day i'd have to work! lol...unless it was a mandatory vacation day!

    @nikki & @shanan: audiobooks rule the commute!

    @liza: i know how you feel...fitting in reading is a must! usually after everything else is done and the kids are in bed!

    @mimi: i hate doing dishes! even after we got a dishwasher i still hate it!

    @shana: nice to meet you, too!

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