01 January 2011

2011 - Resolutions

I never made New Year resolutions before.
Since so much has changed in my life I think I can change that habit as well and see how it works out for me. If I don't like it then I don't have to repeat it next year, right?

So, here we go, my resolutions for 2011:

- don't grow out my hair. Been there, done that - and it just makes me look older. So stop that nonsense already.

- get new glasses. I think I need to get my eyes checked out. It's an age thing, but I might need reading glasses. Switching from long distance to short dinstance in an instance is getting...interesting. And I would like less obvious frames since I'm such a colourful and loud person already.

- Use up my Donegal yarn that resides in my stash since 2004. I have about 6 or 7 balls left - so, go, find a pattern and get going, girl!

- Fix my bike! Or get it fixed, since I wasn't able to find the problem... And then use bike more often...helps with another goal as well ;-)

- Finish the small toilet. It needs a mirror and some decoration and should be good to go.

- Finish the kitchen. It needs a shelf for coffee and tea, and that is exactly the problem. I can't find the style I like and need to do more research. Ikea is not an option.

- Use up most of the yarn in my stash. Should be good for a couple of summer tanks, more sweaters and a couple of shawls.

- Loose weight. No, seriously - loose weight! That should actually be at the top!

- Keep on spinning. Learn new techniques!

- Look for a part time job.

- Visit Flachsmarkt in Germany for the first time since aeons.

- Get second tattoo. Design is ready, so go and make appointment.

- Go and see more Folk concerts. I'm a folkie, a political one at that and I would love to see the Oysterband and Show of Hands. Preferably at The Big Session, but that is a bit unrealistic, also because I don't even know if the latter will play at the Big Session. So I keep it simply at more folk concerts.

- Plant veggies on balcony!

- Think local and sesional when shopping.

- Spend less time online.

That's about it. I will still drink too much coffee and tea and still be around here, but I want to shift my focus to life and not virtual dreams.

With this said - HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!

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