9) Practice 12 spiritual disciplines.
This goal has gone by the wayside. Perhaps I can jump back on in September
8) Complete 12 credits toward MDiv.
I completed my 2-credit summer course, and that puts me at 8 credits completed this year. One of my fall courses begins in a few weeks.
7) Connect with one person a week.
This has been going well!
I spent a few days concentrating on writing the last week. It was sheer discipline, but I ended up enjoying myself, like I always do. I have the bulk of four lessons completed and I feel encouraged by the direction its taking.
5) Learn how to needle felt and create 25 sculptures.
4) Complete 12 house/yard projects.
The exterior of our addition still had spots that needed siding or trim, so Stephen has been working on completing those bits. He has also been waiting for a spell of very dry weather so he could weatherproof the upstairs patio, a hole in the basement floor, and the master shower all at the same time. We had an ant infestation that took our attention away from completing jobs.
I had a small project on my list. I wanted to make a reading plank for the bathtub. I had an old piece of cedar from a stash we had from my childhood home in Georgia. I also completed the cover for our sofa. We picked up a free leather sectional off Buy Nothing, and we hated sitting on it because it was slippery. I made bottom seat covers that are way more cozy.
- Garden Re-design Complete
- Linen Closet Complete
- Front steps tile almost complete…
- Bathroom light fixture replaced.
- Exterior siding in progress…
- Upstairs patio in progress…
- Railings in progress…
- Bathtub reading plank Complete
- Sofa seat covers Complete
3) Move at least 15 minutes a day.
Easy peasy to make this happen every day.
2) Fix my teeth.
1) Hike to 12 new places.
I dragged the kids out to Franklin Falls, but I’m not sure we actually got to the end? The pictures I’ve seen of the place don’t look like what we saw. We climbed around the hills and went off the trail trying to figure out where we were supposed to end up. We saw little falls, but not the “picture perfect” end.
Henry and I climbed Stone Mountain in Atlanta, Georgia. I climbed it as a teenager. It is an impressive sight. Henry wasn’t thrilled, but he did it.
January: Twin Falls.
May: Little Si.
June: Snoqualmie Tunnel
July: Franklin Falls & Stone Mountain, GA