Thursday, December 16, 2010

Update: 40 Things Before I'm 40

(Posting this pic of my sweet boy Indy from 2 winters ago, because it's a fav (he looks so happy and he's got a "beard") and because I woke up to just a dusting of sneaux this morning which he will want to play in later.) the interest of accountability, here's where I stand on my
"40 Things Before I'm 40" list:

1. Make some new art friends
2. Get a tattoo
3.Go to the Olympics
4.Meet some athletes
5.See Barenaked Ladies perform
6.Write & publish another zine
7. Keep my ROD journal till it's filled up
8. Brush up on my Spanish
9. Work on a large canvass
10.Learn a new art skill
11. Go swimming in the ocean
12.Go on a picnic with my sweetie
13.See the Olympic Flame
14.Watch the Olympic Torch Relay
15.Cut my hair short again
16. Host an art project
17. Take a day trip somewhere local but fun
18.Carry the Paralympic Torch
19.Ride the Zip line
20. Purchase and teach myself to play a harmonica
21.Make a journal out of my Olympic ephemera and journal in it
22.Submit something for publication
23. Host a swap
24. Try a new recipe
25. Create a calendar from my own art for 2011.
26.Print photos that I have taken from the Games so I can use them in my journal.
27. Do one project that's outside my comfort zone this year
28. Host an art party
29. Spend a weekend playing with paint
30.Take an online class
31.Make and send away some RAKs
32.Discover some new magazines/zines and buy/read them regularly
33.Take my laptop and/or journal to a funky coffee shop and write
34. Sew myself some cool pillows (I bought the fabric.)
35.Clean out the closet in my studio and reorganize it.
36. Plan a trip for our 20th wedding anniversary 37.Write and give a great speech
38. Help someone
39. Treat myself something "just because".
40. Buy frames for all the prints I have and get them up on the walls!

As you can see, I've been pretty busy! I only have about 8 things left on the list and just under 3 months to get to them!!

1 comment:

michelle allen said...

schmolly, you're doing awesome on your list!!! yay for you! you're inspiring me to consider doing another list. i failed so miserably on my last one that i'm not real motivated for a new one. but seeing all your pretty lines scratching things off is pretty darn tempting :)