Another brand new year. A fresh start. I hate the word resolutions. They seem a dime a dozen to me. Instead, I prefer easy-to-reach, simple goals.
This year, I want to read more. I miss reading and seemed to put it on the back burner once my photography took off. I tried to use the Kindle app on my iPhone but it wasn’t working. I need to visit the bookstore, hold a book in my two hands and smell those delicious pages. I really, really am going to read this year. A lot.
I want to spend more time with my family and not tied to a computer. Sounds easy enough but sometimes, photography and design work get in the way. No more. This past week has been glorious. We had no schedule, I stayed offline more than usual and we just played and had fun. I plan on much more of that in ’11.
I resolve (ok, ok, one resolution) to stay on top of the laundry pile and balance the checkbook more frequently then I currently do. If I did it at the very end of each day, I know I would rest so much easier at night. The checkbook that is. No way I am folding laundry daily. Bleck. But I promise myself I will do it more often than I do now. I seem to wait until it’s quite possible to bury the entire family of five under the clean clothing mountain on the laundry room floor.
See? Simple goals. :) And as for you my friends, I hope that 2011 brings you:
I started the year surrounded by these three beautiful faces, and if that is any indication of how my 2011 will go, I say I’m pretty fortunate.
Happy New Year!