Posts Tagged ‘goalsetting’

Currently, I am on a train between Haifa and Tel Aviv, Israel, while writing this post. (Writing on my phone, too; usually Iā€™m much too old-fashioned for that, and I insist on writing on my laptop. Hooray for my adoption of technology!) In a few minutes, at least in this time zone, it will be […]


I just don’t stop… do I? My husband and I have been involved in local community theater for a while. We’ve helped out a small group with a small budget, that is run almost entirely by volunteers. Yet Edmonds Driftwood Players manages 9 shows per year, plus other activities. I’ve volunteered in the box office […]


… of which I have many — there are so many cool things to do in life — but if I mention my ideas, aren’t they more likely to be accomplished? Right? I see so many people of all ages who are aimless… no goals in life… they go to Dead-End Job that they hate, […]


goals for 2016

31Dec15

I’ve been pondering this post a lot, so much so that I’m only just writing it now. Many of us have lofty ideas of who we want to be and what we want to do… or at least hopefully we do… (No goals in life? Give it some thought…) I have a lot of things […]


42 by 42

02Aug15

In a few days (on the 5th), I will be 41 years old. I never get upset about my age. It is what it is, right? Instead, I use these time-landmarks as a way to set new challenges for myself. I’ve been thinking of setting 42 goals for myself by my 42nd birthday, just about […]


Slightly off-topic… but who cares. šŸ™‚ This video was the clear favorite of my students this past quarter: Water Bear Don’t Care It’s a rap about an incredible tiny organism that can survive in extreme conditions, even outer space! Highly recommended. šŸ™‚ And now that I’m officially done with the quarter (including giving four zeroes […]


Hey! It’s just after the first of the year (Happy New Year, btw), and you all are ready to make a change, right? (Well… reality is… why wait ’til the first to make a change? Set your own “first of the year” anytime to make a change! But I digress…) It’s the way of the […]