And so a New Year begins…


Photo credit: Annie Spratt

I’m not sure how I feel about New Year’s resolutions. On the one hand, it’s nice to think that we can turn over a fresh page and start out anew. But life just isn’t that simple: only 8% of people who make a New Year’s resolution actually achieve their goal.

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It’s been a while…


Flowers by the lake

It’s been a while since I last blogged. I’ve been busy with…oh, you know…life and things. I think¬†sometimes we use busy as a synonym for stressed.

“How are you?” “Oh, I’m busy,” you say,¬†implying your frenetic, feet-hardly-ever-touch-the-ground life.

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Photo challenge day 16: Change

And it’s the sixteenth day of the First Thirty-one Photo Challenge from Fourtuitous! Today’s theme is “Change”.

I got into the habit of typing quick to-do notes down on my phone calendar. But then I realized I never really looked at it and so there wasn’t really much point in putting things on there. Writing things down on paper, real paper, not an electronic ‘notepad’, is much more my style. So I decided to change and then I bought this diary. Since changing from ‘virtual’ to-do lists to real ones, I am becoming more organized already!

Flipping through the pages of my 2013 diary

Flipping through the pages of my 2013 diary