Wednesday, April 10, 2013

New Goals

I have  about 5 and a half months until I turn 40. The thought sort of gets me down but in an effort to be somewhat positive, I am going to set some sort of goals for those 5 and a half months.

1. Visit Boston Light – It totally is a 3 hour tour! I have been wanting to do this for a long time. It is a historic lighthouse and I am such a history nerd.

2. Finally, visit the Adams family.  This has been on my list before and well, I live right around the corner. No excuses!

3. Purge – big time. I am not a hoarder but just living I have acquired way too much stuff (this does not include books, FYI) and I need to get rid of stuff.

4. Enjoy the outdoors. Whether that is walking in the plethora of parks in the Boston area or my neighborhood or reading outside, I need to get out more. After this winter, I am feeling cooped up.

5. Write three positive things a day. Whether about myself or anything, just three positive things. It can’t be that hard, can it?

6. I live in a city with a large Asian population. I want to go to one of the restaurants here that the writing is mainly is in Chinese.  Totally stepping out of my comfort zone.

What are your spring/summer goals?

 

My positive things:

1. My cats make me smile.

2. I love my freckles. Every one of them.

3. I am really really looking forward to Palm Springs next week.

8 comments:

  1. Great goals, and I love the three positives, too! I really like how your goals are fun and specific. I need to purge my belongings, too. But no, not my books! :-)

    I need to set some goals. I really do. I've been drifting too long.

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  2. These are great goals. I especially love the one about three positives. I think I'm going to try to do that too!

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  3. I'd do the Adams plantation with you! That would be fun. Also I'm totally hysterical, seriously people love me, I love my kids and I haven't cheated on my diet!

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  4. I'm planning a family trip to Boston in June, think I might check out the Harbor Islands and the Adams house. Thanks for the ideas! PS. was in Palm Springs on Saturday, the weather is fantastic, enjoy your trip!

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  5. Yes! The Boston Light tour is AMAZING! Pack a small picnic snack or lunch when you go and bring lots of sunscreen! And a camera - it's so beautiful. I just realized I never blogged about when I went last fall...I'll try and do that soon so you get a sneak peak. ;)

    re: the Adams - I thought the birthplaces was boring and a bit of a waste of time (although I'm totally NOT a history buff), but the estate at Peacefield was really interesting and enjoyable. Wait till you see the library!

    re: purging...this is something I've been working on for the last few weeks. It's such a constant fight to keep a small apartment uncluttered, isn't it? I really love the Apartment Thepary: Eight Step Home Cure book for when I'm really feeling un-homey in our place, it's a well laid out, approachable (adaptable, I totally cherry pick the stuff I want to do and don't) plan for really making our apartment back into a nice, fresh, happy place to be. I don't hold onto books - if I buy physical books these days, most of them get passed on to friends or donated after I've read them, but that his one book that stays and I flip through at least once a year, if not more!

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  6. I think writing 3 positive things a day is such a great idea!!!

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  7. Love those goals.........go for them!!

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  8. Very cool goals! I like freckles too. : )

    Didn't know about the Boston Light Tour. Definitely need to do that myself. Been dying to go on a Duck Tour too. One of these days . . .

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