Thursday, September 20, 2012

Will my Dreaded To Do List ever be done?

For new readers, a brief explanation of my Dreaded To Do List . . .

If I didn't follow a list and set goals I would wake up every morning, eat my peanut butter toast, drink my tea, pick up the first project that piques my interest and do nothing else for days until I finally become bored or run out of necessary materials.

My solution . . . to set goals and make up a calendar.  Family emergencies, babysitting, taking a trip, feeling under the weather myself were just some of the facts of life that prevented me from accomplishing everything on my list some days.  Instead of carrying undone items forward to the next day I determined to leave them on the day of the calendar they were originally meant to be accomplished, a reminder to do them first before moving on.  A series of misadventures during the past year or so have left my List way behind.  In fact right now I know you are reading this blog post on September 19th, 2012 but In My World it is June 5th, 2012.  I have not given up though.  Just adjusted my strategy until I catch back up.  Every day I do a chore from the first day on the calendar and then a chore from the real day on the calendar, etc.  I manage to knock off quite a few days and still keep up with my everyday chores each week.  Before long I hope my In My World time will catch up with real time . . .

Would you like to follow along with me today?

June 5

scrapbook one layout
write in journal
1/2 hour on family tree
blog post

June 6

1/2 hour on cross stitch project
scrapbook one layout
write in journal
1/2 hour on family tree
blog post

June 7

scrapbook one layout

1/2 hour on cross stitch
write in journal
1/2 hour on family tree
blog post - working on it right now

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July 22

mystery knit-along day 7

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September 16

mystery knit-along day 1

September 17

laundry
mystery knit-along day 2

September 18

clean bathroom
tidy living room
tidy bathroom
tidy bedroom
1/2 hour on oddball afghan
1/2 hour on scarf
tidy kitchen
dishes
tidy office
mystery knit-along day 3

September 19

mystery knit-along day 4
1/2 hour on scarf
1/2 hour on oddball afghan