Take Five Friday: Happy New Year!

Since I have been in a tizzy the last month (moving, holidays, etc.), I completely forgot to post a Take-Five last week! So, for this week, things I am thankful for already in this new year:

5. This song, which I listened to way too much. No, really, I am forbidden to play it in the house for a while now; The Beau might hurl the cd out the window! 🙂

photo credit from my favorite PB post

4. Quotes, Fire-starting blogs and Helpful pushes. I always need a little visual support when I decide to do something, and these things have helped me start my new year on a journey of personal…clean-uppiness.

photo by liz wolfe

3. Liz Wolfe showing me graciousness. I found her page on FB and told her she was an inspiration to people’s imaginations. She took the time to answer back, which gave her a huge gold star in my book.

forgetful gentleman cards. le swoon.

2. Letter writing. Now that I have (pretty much) unpacked all my stuff, I can get back into some of my habits. The big two i’m excited for are letter-writing and reading. With the library only a bike-ride away that will be easily caught up. Letter writing is a bit tougher. I am ready to rise to the challenge of turning everything off to focus on one person though. Anyone want a letter? 🙂

1. Possibility. The year is fresh and filled with so many different choices and pathways laid out. I know it’s just an arbitrary date on a calendar, but I like to have deadlines and start dates (that i like to think of as guidelines) , and the new year fills me to the brim with goals and freedom. A carte blanche I can doodle on at my leisure.

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3 thoughts on “Take Five Friday: Happy New Year!

  1. I was giving this some thought and came up with these five things in no particular order:

    5) “Starting Over” – I know it’s cliche, but this is the time to establish a new identity, or refine your current one.

    4) Warm warm warmer – I know it’s still technically winter for some time, but the days are becoming longer again and the weather will get warmer. This is more of a future point rather than a present point.

    3) Routines and procedures – I thrive on routine. Getting back to work keeps me stimulated and helps me sleep.

    2) Old and New – Seeming to become re-acquainted with old friends and meeting new friends as well. Yay.

    1) Closer and closer – The first week of January reminds me that my birthday is coming soon!

    1. Stanley, this is a kickass Top Five!!!
      So, do you have any plans for your birthday?
      Plus, I think you should put a massive wish list on your blog, so no matter what someone gets you, it’s what you want but you’re still surprised. 🙂

  2. Possibility is crux of the joy we all feel at the turn of a new year, I hope that your year is filled with fulfilled opportunities that enable you to continue to seek out future possibilities 🙂

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