I’m a numbers girl. Maybe it’s the list-maker in me, or the analytical side. But I do tend to focus on numbers. This year I have multiple numbers-based lists going on – maybe it’s a bit too much! 20 for 2020 to RELEASE (9 done or started) 101 New Things Tracking (22 to date) 52 … Continue reading Living my Life by the Numbers
One of the to-do things on my list when I retired was to Organize our Photos. Over the years, before digital, our vacation photos ended up in boxes. A few vacations, I did manage to put together a photo-album with a narrative. But there were hundreds of loose pictures including many old family photos, packed … Continue reading Photo Memories
I have chosen RELEASE as my 2020 Word-of-the-Year. For me a WOTY is my focus area for the year. In past year’s my words included JOY (which helped me embrace practicing positivity), SOAR (which stood for Savoring, Optimistic, Activating, and Resilient and, while complicated, was a strong word for the year I was fighting cancer … Continue reading WOTY 2020 – RELEASE
I’ve discovered in my retirement that I really enjoy trying new things – whether a new restaurant, a new theater production, or a new type of cooking in a cooking class. In 2018, I had a goal of 52 New Things – one per week – and blew it away with over 75 things that … Continue reading New Things Tracking – 2019 Summary
My original Autumn Action Plan (post link) was aligned to my current retirement lifestyle vision and recognized a long visit at our Florida beach cottage. It did not, however, recognize that we were going to buy a new home in Florida! That shift in direction (post link) has really created a mind-space traffic jam in my … Continue reading An Autumn Reset?
While I have sometimes called my Seasonal Plans a “bucket list”, they are in reality 3-month action plans. I do have a more traditional bucket list, the things-to-do-before-I-die kind-of-list. There are some things that have been on that list for years. And I’m starting to think I should drop some of them from the list. … Continue reading Updating the Bucket List
You might have noticed I’ve been absent from the blogging world for a couple of weeks. We explored and are making a significant shift in our retirement lifestyle. I had always said we would eventually relocate to Florida. I was thinking in the 8-10 year range. That was a long time in the future. I … Continue reading A Shift in Location