Friday, March 18, 2005

First Quarter Check-in

Time for a check-in on my 30 Things While I'm 30 list!

1. Read 30 books -- So far, I've read 9 and I'm working on my 10!

2. Re-Learn Spanish -- I'm taking classes and really learning!

3. Focus on Photography by participating in Photo Friday -- Yep! And I've joined a Photo group AND I have a showing on April 1st with that group!

4. Proactively celebrate other's birthdays -- Working on this!

5. Knit down stash -- Ermm, need to focus more on this activity

6. Knit Rogue -- I'm starting as soon as I finish the...

7. Finish knitting Yarn Girls Sweater --Just need to knit the front and I hope to get that done this weekend!

8. Learn to knit socks on 2 circular needles -- started this but I need to first finish a hat for my Mom's co-worker.

9. Run the Vancouver 1/2 marathon in 2:50 -- I'm running!

10. Learn the butterfly stroke -- Not there yet, maybe this summer!

11. Learn to Dive -- Not there yet, maybe this summer!

12. Do an Olympic Tri -- Need to select one for this summer!

13. Recycle more -- Yep, doing!

14. Complain less -- Yep, also doing this!

15. Use less, be more environmentally conscious -- This too!

16. Observe more -- I'm journaling and observing!

17. Gather those observations and get them in a book -- need to get to work on this!

18. Declutter! -- I'm moving some stuff to a storage unit out of my brother's house
and will really declutter in May when I do this!

19. Take a photo a day -- My poor cat has been on the receiving end of much of this through the winter months!

20. Respect the Ordinary -- This is an everyday goal and one I enjoy!

21. Appreciate what I have -- as is this one

22. Frame my Cat Poster -- probably this summer

23. Plan what I can, accept what I can't -- Oh I've embraced this! You have to when
you work where I do!

24. Give dating a chance -- OK I've not tried anything yet, looks like I need to do it!

25. Lose more weight -- Yep, lost 2 more pounds, staying on task.

26. Use up beauty products (esp. soap!) before buying more -- Yep! This is going very well!

27. Appreciate my family more -- I love those people!

28. Do a "Carpe Diem" activity with Mot at least once a month -- Still need to do March's with MOT!

29. Attempt Fair Isle knitting -- I'm signing up for a class to take in June.

30. Eat healthier -- I love veggies! Or at least I tell myself that every single day!

Whew! Lots going well but still lots to focus on! I'm on track! It's good to check in!


Blogger Paula said...

Hi! I stumbled upon your blogs while web surfing. As someone who has also recently entered her thirties, I especially love this one. Great idea, to make a blog out of goals. I'm terrible at tracking my goals, and this might be a good way to keep myself focused.

Anyway, good luck with everything.

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