Thursday, December 31, 2009

Plans for 2010

Not resolutions, but plans for the new year...

Continue to get in better shape
  • Weigh less than 200 lbs at some point in the year
  • Run and complete a half marathon
  • Attempt to complete a full marathon
  • Be able to do pull-ups
  • Buy bikes
Make the home office presentable again
  • Not used for random storage any more
  • Filing cabinets accessible and used on a regular basis
Improve financial management skills

  • Maintain a functional monthly and annual budget
  • Reduce non-mortgage debt by 50%
Improve work/life balance
  • More "random" days off from work for fun with family
Academic Avocation

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Christmas Card

Note the postmark on this card from our friend in the government:

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Messy Play

I'm not great at keeping the house clean to begin with, so the idea of messy play is usually a bit intimidating to me.  I guess I have to be in the right mood for it.  Tonight, though, was finger-painting night at our house: