Category: Goals

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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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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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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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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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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Late 2011 through 2012 will forever be known as my “Année terrible”. I was in a car accident; I was laid off; my dad had heart surgery; my aunt died; I had pneumonia twice. About the only thing I had going for me in this year of horrors was my house. I bought it from …

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