It is officially May, and I've tallied the month of April, moved my sheets to the back of the binder, and looked ahead. I've been trying my monthly goals -- as opposed to New Year's resolutions -- and I think I much prefer this method. It allows for the flow of life.
May is shaping up to be another busy month. We have birthdays, events to attend, a family reunion, and my daughter's community college graduation. Knowing this is going to be the case, I've decided on setting some totally selfish goals.
1. I want to sew four garments for myself. I have the patterns, the fabric, etc. One is more complicated than the others, but three should be relatively quick and painless. I just need to take the time to do them. Each of them has some element that I want to learn more about.
2. I want to continue to knit a few rows a day on the sweater I am working on. I'm hoping to have it as a fall addition to my wardrobe.
3. I want to finish reading a book I started back in early February. I'm thinking I'll start over at this point, because I just wasn't very far into it.
4. I want to continue to hang our clothes, watch the grocery budget, and use my household binder. I'm expecting the electric bill to go up because it is a/c time here, but the other things I can control.
That is it! If I can accomplish those things this month I'll consider it a productive month.
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