I’m not big on New Years Resolutions.
But every year as the calendar flips over I can’t help but think about what I want or need to change.
Since “Resolutions!” has become synonymous with “Failure!” in my mind I’ve tried to trick myself by using euphamisms like:
I’ve tried to keep my Resolutions very reasonable so as not to set myself up for a disappointment:
“2009 will be the year I stop considering brownies an adequate dinner!”
However, this year I just can’t afford to fake it. 2012 needs to be:
The Year I Get Organized.
I’ve always been fairly together. My homework was turned in on time, the house was reasonably clean, bills paid etc.
However, the Cheltenham Road business has made me change which Peanuts character I identify with.
A) I’m always covered in sawdust and wearing really beat up old clothing
B) Everything CR associated is a disorganized mess.
I think “A” is unavoidable and I just need to accept it. However, “B” is slowing me down and wasting a lot of my time.
I’ve made some progress. My indoor workroom used to look like this and I actually worked in the dining room.
Now I’ve got the dining room back and the workroom looks like this:
However the garage still looks like this (actually this is an old pic – it looks worse if you can imagine)
First up. GET A FREAKIN’ CALENDAR!!! Because the Rose Bowl has, despite being a very regularly scheduled event, wait for it……..Snuck up on Me!
It’s tomorrow and I will have pics to share and a new furniture project that I’m really pleased with. Here’s a hint
Ugh, this 2012 thing is gonna be tough.