Thursday, January 03, 2008

New Year's Thursday Thirteen

Killing two birds with one stone—Thursday Thirteen and my New Year goals.

Thirteen Things to I'd Like to Accomplish in 2008

1. Travel someplace I've never been before.

2. Finish the first draft of my novel and start the editing and revising process.

3. Send my three completed essays to five mainstream magazines.

4. Write two more essays through to a final draft and send them out, too.

5. Start and finish my first ghostwriting project.

6. Take my vitamins and floss my teeth everyday.

7. Be kinder to my body, mind and spirit.

8. (Re)build habits that will improve my health and well being: (a) pay attention to hunger signals and eat only when I'm hungry; (b) exercise 30-45 minutes 4 to 6 times a week.

9. Send birthday cards on time.

10. Send at least one hand-written letter or card a month.

11. Spend more time with girlfriends.

12. Read at least thirteen hold-in-my-hand books. (Books on CD don't count.)

13. Get more involved in my community.

There are so many other things I could have listed, but I like to keep my yearly goals realistic and attainable. If I accomplish just half of these, I'll be happy. And I'm sure other opportunities and goals will crop up during the year. They always do.


Anonymous said...

We are part of your community, and you got us involved with this list!

Good luck with the rest.

Unknown said...

Wonderful goals, good luck with them :)
I have the same theme this week.

katy said...

OK. I'm totally stealing your idea...


Anna said...

good luck on your goals. happy new year!

Anonymous said...

Good luck with all those. i hope you have a great 2008!

Anonymous said...

wow that is a good list which I will joyfully borrow (as in rip off);

and if you really have not made any musical discoveries (previous entry) then watch Leno on Monday night and see Shakira perform her movie song, Golden Globe nominated. I am assuming no dancing is involved.

And : Happy New Year 2008!

Bina said...

Happy New Year and Have a Happy Birthday!!!

nejyerf said...

#10 & #6....we are on the same page!!

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