Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Father's Day Books for Dad from Bookreporter and 10 Reasons I Like June

While the lovely month of May gets lots of praise in "The Sound of Music," June is one of my favorite months. Here are 10 reasons I like June:

End of school
Summer vacation
Nice weather
Flowers in bloom
My birthday
All Saints parish picnic
Flag Day
First day of summer
Father's Day

In honor of Father's Day, from now until June 14 my friends over at are giving away a cooler filled with goodies Dads will love, along with 12 very special books (retail value $400). Titles include the last book in the popular Stieg Larrson trilogy, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson. Click here to see the gorgeous book covers and titles, along with complete instructions for entering the contest. Good luck!

What are some of your favorite things about the month of June?


  1. Atlanta Braves leading their division
    Cherry Limeade Breaks at Sonic
    Using hot weather as excuse not to cook
    Watching So You Think You Can Dance (and believing in my heart of hearts that it's just an age issue that keeps me off that show :-)
    Birthdays (Happy day to you and my dad!)
    And, of course, Father's Day! (Wherein I make the kids cook for the day-)

    These are a few of my favorite (June) things!

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  3. Hi Cathy,
    We have deals from Sonic here, too. Also, On the Run gas stations have 25 cent drink dealss when the Cards score 6 runs, win or lose, like they did last night to the Sin, Sin, Naughty Reds (9-8).

  4. Hi Mr. Lonely,
    Thanks for stopping by.

  5. Nice post. Saw my first firefly last night. June is also usually when the cicadas start up. Love those rhythms of summer!

  6. Hi Again Cathy,
    I forgot to write Happy Birthday to your dad.
    Also, I sense a theme of not liking to cook. Am I wrong?

  7. It's the beginning of summer!


  8. I LOVE June! I can find a kajillion, but here are my top ten:

    Blooming gardenias
    June bugs
    End of school year
    Trips to the lake
    Shorts & capris instead of jeans
    Goofy summer movies
    Reading on my porch swing
    Iced sweet tea replaces hot coffee
    Father's Day
    Summer is just beginning!

  9. Hi Tammy,
    Fireflies and cicadas. Two more good reasons. I also saw one the other night. I also love the sound of tree frogs and whipoorwills.

  10. Hi Lisa,
    Definitely yes to gardenias, but I'm not so sure about the June bugs. Double yes to reading on the porch swing.


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