Friday, January 15, 2010

2009 Movie for non-facebookers

I had to blog with our 2009 movie that I made for those rare friends and family members that are still not on facebook! Enjoy.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

New Years Goals

So, I'm thinking about all the things I want to accomplish this year. I love the enthusiasm that comes with January 1st -- the endless possibilities, the limitless energy. Or, maybe that is just the sugar high from all the Christmas goodies I devoured.

Anyway, I want to do so much this year: learn to play the cello, relearn the guitar (especially playing tablature and hymns), run/bike 400 miles, (by the way, I made my goal of 200 miles in 2009 -- I even ran 204 miles last year -- I know -- OVERACHIEVER!!!!

I also want to take up oil painting -- but not your typical style. I love my older brother's style and he is going to mentor me. Here is a link to some of his stuff. If I learn it well enough, I'd love to paint you a picture for your home... :)'s-Artwork.html

I also need to get back into practicing piano, and reading all sorts of wonderful books that my mind hasn't discovered yet. Oh, and I'm in a writing group that I LOVE and I am making all sorts of goals and working on that as well.

See what I mean about the sugar high?

So, I decided I need to list all the things I HAVE to do in 2010, and then maybe I'll get a bit more realistic:

Things I HAVE to do in 2010:

Make dinner 365 times
Buy enough cereal for 365 x 5 meals -- and clean said 365 x 5 bowls
Make 270 x 2 Peanut Butter Sandwiches (Actually, come August, that will have to be multiplied by 3 -- Teya starts all day Kindergarten then!!!!)
Shower at least 300 times (let's be realistic, there are days I just don't make it to a shower)
Sleep 365 x 8 hours -- this has to be an actual goal, because I struggle with sleep, and it won't happen, unless I make it a goal!
Do 295 loads of laundry (just a guesstimate)
Sweep the floor 300 times
Mop the floor 50 times
Replace chlorine tablets 1 x a month from Jan - April and then 3 times a week for the rest of the year.
Liquidate all my ribbon -- PLEASE let me know if you want any -- I'm selling it for at or below my cost -- so, it will be a great deal. I've even started up my ebay auctions again! Aargh.

Well, I'll stop boring you. I'm really looking forward to this year. So much to learn, so little time....

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