Goals for 2018

Last Friday I talked about how I did with my goals for 2017. I was pretty pleased with the progress I made. This week, let’s look at the goals I’m setting for 2018. Health We started here last year, so let’s do that again this year. I mentioned last week that I need to findRead more

Thinking Forward and Looking Back

When I sat down and wrote out my goals for 2017, I had no idea what the year would bring me. I had an idea, but in reality I knew all of it was probably going to change. I always feel like I have to keep things constantly in the air and to be readyRead more

I am a Bullet Journal Minimalist: A Manifesto

I am a Bullet Journal Minimalist: A Manifesto

I have been immersed in bullet journaling (BuJo) for a little over a month now and while my obsession hasn’t waned, I have gotten a pretty clear idea of how I want to treat my journal.  In the middle of this, I did get Katie (my sister) her own supply of bullet journaling stuff.  KatieRead more

2016 Achievements

2016 Achievements

It was a crazy year.  I like to focus on the good things here.. or at least the things I can learn from.  I like to think about what I actually achieved during a calendar year.  I am really good with planning and visioning what is going to happen, but I never really stop andRead more

Reassessing Life Goals: Health

There is one life goal on my list that is being re-evaluated, but not to decide if it has to be removed, but to see if it needs to be evolved: health.  Of all my life goals, this one is not very specific in language, but in the details it is.  The life goal isRead more

Re-Assessing Life Goals: Publishing

I have spoken a couple times about what I want to do now that I have achieved the goal of publishing a novel.  As I think of what comes next when it relates to writing and publishing, I am struck with a lot of smaller goals: I want to publish my second, third, fourth, etcRead more

Re-Assessing Life Goals: Retirement

Every time I look down on this timeless town Whether blue or gray be her skies. Whether loud be her cheers or soft be her tears, More and more do I realize: I love Paris in the springtime. I love Paris in the fall. I love Paris in the winter when it drizzles, I loveRead more

Re-Assessing My Life Goals: Education

Last week I mentioned how I was re-thinking life goals.  This week, I am going to focus on the goals I have had for education. Let me set the stage to help put this all into context.  I already have 2 masters degrees and $80,000 of debt (mostly from the Library Science degree).  I am theRead more