Post 6 – Make. What was the last thing you made? What materials did you use? Is there something you want to make, but you need to clear some time for it? (Author: Gretchen Rubin) For Christmas, I made roasted rosemary and garlic red potatoes with sauteed onions and baby portobello mushrooms, and threw it [...]
Post 5 – Let Go. What (or whom) did you let go of this year? Why? (Author: Alice Bradley) The second half of 2009 marked a very tumultuous period of my life. I was with someone who I was crazy for and we were planning a move to New York together. My move fell through [...]
Post 4 – Wonder. How did you cultivate a sense of wonder in your life this year? (Author: Jeffrey Davis) I have been living in Buffalo for the last 4.5 years, after being away from my hometown for nearly 10 years. About 11 months ago, I moved to a house located in the heart of [...]
Post 3 – Moment. Pick one moment during which you felt most alive this year. Describe it in vivid detail (texture, smells, voices, noises, colors). (Author: Ali Edwards) When JetBlue first announced they were doing the second annual All-You-Can-Jet promotion, I didn’t really consider that I would be buying a pass. But after about a [...]
Post 2 – Writing. What do you do each day that doesn’t contribute to your writing — and can you eliminate it? (Author: Leo Babauta) It is hard to pinpoint one area of my life that doesn’t somehow contribute to my writing. That is, my writing draws upon inspiration and my life experiences. Everything I [...]
Post 1 – One Word. Encapsulate the year 2010 in one word. Explain why you’re choosing that word. Now, imagine it’s one year from today, what would you like the word to be that captures 2011 for you? (Author: Gwen Bell) The one word that encapsulates 2010 for me would be “growth.” Never in my [...]
I know many people this year participating in #Reverb10, an annual blogging event held in December that is meant to reflect on the year’s experiences and manifest what you wish for the year upcoming. Participants must pledge they will blog every day for 31 days straight about a proposed topic. Not only is this exercise something [...]
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