Category: Goals

Jan 18

Healthy Steps – Week 3

Right off the bat… I lost 3.6 pounds this week. I’m a little surprised, but so thrilled. It wasn’t a stellar week, and my steps were absolutely tiny, but at least I’m heading in the right direction. Once again, I’m not ready to take on more, so I’m going to stick to my basic set …

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Jan 16

A new “Little” adventure

Today, after months of planning, the final “feature” of my summer garden re-do was installed. Meet Little Free Library, charter # 67289. In December, the LFL website had some pretty good sales, so as a “Santa” present, I got myself a library. I had to paint it (harder than it looks because the hardware had …

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Jan 02

2018 Goal List

It’s really easy to write down all the things I’d like to accomplish over the coming year. What’s hard is remembering I only have so much time and energy. This is from a Weight Watcher’s exercise about mastering your time. While the list below is long (really long), I’d also like to think it’s doable …

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Dec 31

2017 Goal List – Review

(Accomplishments in red) (sort-ofs in purple) Painting Keep painting Write more exclusively about art in my blog Attend critique group Investigate Salem group Enter both WSO shows Participate in local art group Arts in Action Join (done) Attend meetings Enter the Equine Art Show (Emerald Downs) July Submit to the AAEA Show Spring (March deadline) …

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Dec 28

How’s the blogging going – 2017 version

For each of the four (4!) years I have been blogging, I have posted a fairly geeky post about my progress and numbers.It’s something I look forward to, and it helps me get an idea of what the next year might look like. Posts and Other Numbers 2014 2015 2016 2017 Posts 158 124 71 …

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Jan 03

2017 Goal List

Painting Keep painting Write more exclusively about art in my blog Attend critique group Investigate Salem group Enter both WSO shows April (actually already done! But unsuccessfully…) October Participate in local art group Arts in Action Join (done) Attend meetings Enter the Equine Art Show (Emerald Downs) July Submit to the AAEA Show Spring (March …

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Jan 01

2016 Goal List – Review

On this last day of 2016, I spent the day on a bit of a birding quest, trying to find the last five birds to complete my goal of 150 species in 2016. In the end, I remained at 145. Still, I am feeling good about this goal. Looking at this list, there is NOTHING …

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Dec 31

How’s the blogging going – 2016 version

The end of 2016 marks the end of my third year blogging. A year ago, I posted about my second year of blog progress compared to my first. So, in the spirit of true numbers geeks everywhere, I am adding this post to continue the tradition! Posts and Other Numbers 2014 2015 2016 Posts 158 …

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Jan 05

Resolutions vs. Goals: Looking forward to 2015

I’ve been working on this post, off and on, for the last week. My main concern is that it has grown somewhat… comprehensive. When I started this blog, I wanted it to be about my art; what I’ve learned is that I write about everything around me. One goal I’m making this year is to …

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