Another leaf, another life. I make leaps toward a future that I bound into excitedly, but age has made me cautious. Life has made me hard. Fear has made me jaded.
The change I’ve been seeking has come; I welcome a new job next month. I am so excited to jump into a brand new day headfirst, although I am torn about what I’m leaving behind. Longer than I’ve been keeping this blog, I’ve been working for and with some of the most talented and wonderful people I’ve ever met. I have an incredible boss. My clients have been incredible. And I’m giving it up for the unknown. But it’s also so. Freaking. Exciting.
In list-related news, this job transition has also coincided with the end of my six-month volunteering venture. I probably would have continued to scoop kitty poops at PetSmart indefinitely, but it seems like an appropriate closure on this chapter as I wave goodbye to the metropolis (cough) of traffic-congested Buckhead and head on my new scooter downtown.
So that said… high time for an update!
And… hi, stalker. #DataDriven
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH
30. Climb a mountain.
29. Run a 10k. 28. Nail a handstand in yoga.
27. Get spiritual.
26. Learn a language.
25. Master a skill.
24. Read some books that actually mean something.
23. Develop some knowledge about cars.
22. Visit Thailand. 21. Take a trip with my Dad.
20. See a Wonder of the World.
19. Take a cross-country road trip with Brandon.
18. Volunteer regularly somewhere for at least 6 months. 17. Turn off the T.V. for a week. 16. Finish my book.
15. Invest in 5 diversified stocks.
14. Build retirement fund.
13. Own a second home.
EVOLVE MY RELATIONSHIPS
12. Get closer with my sister.
11. Go on a walk at least once a week with Brandon.
10. Try something more sexually adventurous than usual. 9. Be a good in-law. 8. Send a real letter to a friend every month for a year.
TEST MY LIMITS
7. Zip line.
6. Participate in a big cultural event like a music festival or Oktoberfest.
5. Swim with a shark. Or at least sting rays. 4. Learn to surf. Or at least try. 3. Be personally responsible for winning a big piece of business.
2. Perform in a play or musical.
1. Learn to be happy just as I am.