Wednesday, January 23, 2013

So Long 2012 - Good Day 2013

I've been dragging my feet a bit with planning my goals for 2013.  I guess the idea's just needed a bit more time to perculate in my mind.

Before I can even begin to think about my intentions for the new year, I like to look over the highlights of 2012.  Somehow, this adjusts my mind and allows me to move on.

2012 -  My word for the year was Blossom.  It was a great year. With the predictions out there telling us that the world was over 12-21-12, I decided it's now or never.  I am grateful for this push to just do it.  Let me just say doing feels so much better than procrastinating or hesitating. 

A quick review of my proud moments of 2012.  In March I started this blog.  It's been so much fun sharing with all of you.  Hearing your wonderful comments.  I also feel like this blog has been good at keeping my creative juices flowing.
In April, I found the Ikea backpacks and started to have some creative fun.  I really started to work with different mediums.  I had a blast painting my designs on the backpacks, wine glasses and more.
In May, I found out about earthing and fell inlove with Juil shoes.

June came along and I was painting every night, I contributed some pieces to the artists playroom.
June and July were a blur, I think I was enjoying as much of summer as I could.
In August I went camping with my daughter, and published my book "Do Over" on Amazon.
Spent two days in September browsing some art fairs in Wisconsin while on an anniversary weekend with my hubby.  November was the month I officially opened my online etsy store and learned how to knit from an 86 year old friend.
When December came along, I pretty much took a hiatus from everything except Christmas.

All and all the year was an adventure.  Just like life is supposed to be.

Plans for 2013 - My word for this year is Abundance of all good things. (My husbands words are Financial Abundance, so we've got that covered.)

What do I want to accomplish?

1.  My own Art Show.
2.  Teach an Online Class on my Blog.
3.  Finish my next novel.
4.  Fine tune my websites.
5.  Get on a regular blogging schedule.
6.  Have some guest writers on my blog.
7.  Take a photography class.
8.  Have my art in stores.
9.  Travel
10. Learn, Create, Learn, Create, Learn, Create....

Of course, I've got some personal goals too, like speaking words of blessings over my life and others.

What are your goals for 2013?  Do you have a word picked out?

Join in on the conversation by leaving your comment below.

1 comment:

  1. Virginia, what an amazing 2012, and I can feel even better things for 2013 coming your way!!! The accomplishments you have set for yourself are wonderful, and I look forward to watching each one blossom this year.


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