— But you will be ready to say, what was your hope in doing this? — What did you look forward to? — To any thing, every thing — to time, chance, circumstances, slow effects, sudden bursts, perserverance and weariness ... Every possibility of good was before me, and the first of blessings secured ... — from Emma, by Jane Austen (1775-1817)
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December 12, 2015

The last page of the last chronicle...



It now only remains for me to gather together a few loose strings, and tie them together in a knot, so that my work may not become untwisted.
I might need a little more time to gather together my own loose strings, and tie them together, but I've just (finally!)  finished reading The Last Chronicle of Barset, the sixth of the #6barsets, and I wanted to note the moment. And to celebrate!  especially because of the incredible experience of reading these wonderful books, all year, with wonderful friends.  More soon...

 {needlework found here}


4 comments:

Bellezza Mjs said...

Congratulations! What an achievement, what a way to wrap up 2015! I have read Book 5 with you, of course, but now you have given me the impetus to start at the beginning and work through for myself. I celebrate with you, Audrey!

Lisa said...

I'm so happy that you thought of this reading project, and invited us along this year!

Karen K. said...

And just think of the other 41 novels by Trollope! Have you read the Pallisers yet?

JoAnn said...

Congratulations!! This has truly been the best reading experience - ever!! I'm so glad you inspired me to give Trollope another try.

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