Thursday, December 31, 2009

Finishing Just Under the Wire

I didn't start 2009 with any New Year's resolutions. I never do -- it would be an act of utter futility. But I did come into the home stretch of the year with a bunch of things I wanted to finish up. And I did. Here's what I managed to get done since Thanksgiving:
  • Finished uploading London photos to Flickr.
  • Finished uploading North Carolina photos also.
  • Put postal code tags on all the photos in the London Street Names group that were missing said tags.
  • Knit three pairs of yoga/pilates socks and about a dozen flower or leaf bookmarks for my pals' crimbo prezzies.
  • Entered donations in the donor database of the women's org I volunteer with; exported list for next mailing.
While I don't plan on making any resolutions for 2010, I do have a few ideas floating around in my head of things that I'd like to accomplish in the coming year:
  • Get back to working on the heavy sweater I'm knitting and have it done while it's still wicked cold outside.
  • Knit a few other things in my Ravelry queue, especially things that will help me to de-stash because it's getting a bit difficult to get into my storage closet with all the bags of yarn from Webs everywhere.
  • Start some theme threads for the London Street Names group.
  • Read the excellent new books that people gave me -- Mrs. Woolf and the Servants, Walking London, Offshore, The Secret Language of Knitters and the London Knowledge card deck called What Happened Here?
  • Start planning the next trip to wherever.
  • Take hoop exercise classes (well, take a class and see if I survive before committing myself to more classes).
Here's wishing the best for 2010 to all my mates. I hope that your wishes come true and that you reach your goals, however modest or grand they may be. And I hope to see many of you in the new year, either in person or on the internets.


  1. Congrats on your laudable accomplishments and cheers to you for 2010.

  2. Scribegirl6:52 PM

    ....and what about the resolution to paint bathroom(s)?

    Sorry -- home improvement's just on my mind!