Almost 1/3 of my goals have been accomplished! And February isn't over yet!
4. Make perfect rice three times in a row. Tried twice. Failed twice.
8. Go to Michigan at least six times. Went once in January.
9. Get at least one new mentor. Done. At my NEW job!
33. Lose ten pounds. (I am on a ten roll here.) 2 lost.
2. Read 24 books. Five books read. (Hunger Games, Bossypants, Tis)
3. Join the gym. Joined in January. Quit in January.
|My dreams of being like this girl are donezo.|
|It looked so promising!|
|Trying to save as many trips for the Summer and Fall slivers.|
10. Meet ten new people who I like enough to send a New Years card to. Four people met.
21. Go on a hike. Done. Rock Creek Park and Shenandoah National Park.
27. Learn to knit. Done! Knit one scarf. Working on second.
|I tried to do a border on my second scarf but got so frustrated |
with the purling that I unraveled the whole thing. Oops.
28. Send five birthday cards in the mail. 2/5 sent to A. Younis and D. Deeg.
29. Send five care packages in the mail. 2/5 sent to A. Younis and D. Deeg.
|Attiya's package in a recycled Amazon box.|
31. Hand out ten $5 subway gift cards to homeless people. 1/10 handed out.
32. Host ten dinners. 3/10 hosted.
34. Smile more. Done.
42. Give Feraz his birthday, Eid, anniversary gifts, etc. on the actual day. Valentines Day gift given on time.
43. Write a meaningful card for each. Done once.
44. Forgive everyone I have ever been mad at. Done.
|Sometimes it is fun to write your meaningful card on the wall.|
48. Take a photography class. Signed up.
53. Make an effort to look nice even when I am home with just Feraz. Does anyone else look like a total slob when they are just around their partner? Done! Just put on a touch of make up in the morning and brush my hair and wear coordinating clothes at home.
55. Mentor someone. Done.
57. See four shows at the theatre. 2/4 seen. Ballet at Kennedy Theatre and The Gallerist at the Atlas.
59. Write 20 letters. And mail them. 2/20 done.
64. Have at least five guests at our house. 3/5 done. S. Sethi, J. Memon + family, O. Abbasi.
66. Make s'mores on the fireplace. Done.
68. Ask the landlord if I can paint the pantry cabinet. Done.
69. Go to three museums. Done. The Smithsonian, The Textile Museum, The Corcoran Gallery of Art.
|Saw this beauty on the way to the Textile Museum.|
74. Be good at taking compliments. Done.
75. Go to a comedy club or show. Done. Norm Macdonald at DC Improv.
77. Grow something. Done. With generous help from Feraz.
|This guy is funny.|
92. Take the day off on my birthday. Done. My birthday is Saturday this year. Ha.
94. Go to a national park. Done.
98. Be kind when it is hard. Done. But just once. Must do more.
99. Do something around the house that I would usually ask or expect Feraz to do. Done. I take out the garbage sometimes now.
109. Have a candle lit dinner. Done.