*Things I have learned*

I found this list I made one year ago..

Things I have learned thus far, in life

  • Not having cable makes it better
  • Ride a bike, often
  • One change is really all it takes and sometimes all you can do
  • I will never give up coffee
  • Sometimes it really does look better in the morning
  • I will never have it figured out
  • Often I can live without it
  • Dance it off
  • Most of the time it isn’t about me
  • Do something nice for yourself…daily
  • Get crafty
  • Re-use, reduce, recycle
  • Visit your cobbler
  • Always write a thank you note
  • Hand write cards
  • I like to think about the me of tomorrow or the one I want to be, what would she do with all those dishes?
  • One project at a time
  • Leave them wanting more
  • Read, listen and do
  • Go to community art events!
  • If you don’t want to do it-maybe you should
  • You don’t have to have kids!
  • I can’t change people, ever
  • Observe without judgment
  • Some people are different than me, and that is ok
  • I might never make a granny square blanket
  • Give your stuff a home
  • Institutionalize it
  • Baby steps
  • Shop locally as often as possible
  • Experiment with food
  • Know your weakness and embrace it
  • Be your own parent

I thought this was sort of cute and then I added some more for this year

  • I will never get sick of Oldies/Motown
  • It’s ok if you don’t answer your phone sometimes or respond promptly to emails
  • Floss
  • Say yes to invites for coffee
  • Never bring a plate back empty
  • Trust it
  • Organize your life
  • go for walks
  • This is as good as it is going to get, right now
  • It’s cool to cry
  • Like the song says, let it be
  • Your family doesn’t suck as much as you think they do
  • Golden rule-always
  • Keep it simple
  • You can have kids!
  • This is who you are
  • Schedule important things in your life, write em down
  • Don’t second guess yourself
  • Make your bed

Warning if you listen to this song-you will fall in love with it and you will have to listen to it over and over, this I promise.