Saturday, January 1, 2011

Looking forward

It's 2011 and here's what I'm looking forward to this year:
  • Watching Chickie's art skills develop. I have loved seeing what she's been coming up with lately. She's showing so much interest and creativity. We have artists on my mom's side of the family, and I think she's inherited that gene. I really can't wait to see where it goes!
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    (This is Chickie with her cousin Molly, doing swimming lessons together. They live halfway across the country from each other, so this will probably never actually happen--but what a great idea!
  • Learning to care less about what other people think, and be more content with not having the same strengths that others have. (This isn't exactly a resolution...more like a prayer.)
  • Becoming a better runner. That includes being a healthier runner--I'm looking forward to getting past my recurring tightness issue in my right leg, hopefully once and for all.
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    (About to cross the finish line at today's 5K Resolution Run.)
  • Watching Zoodle continue to develop his fantastic, friendly personality...and watching him learn to control his toddler emotions a little better. (He was, shall we say, very two years old during the last 2/3 of our trip!)
  • Seeing my husband continue to become a stronger triathlete. He is so talented, and it's really fun to see how he continues to improve. I think he could run on one foot and still be faster than me. Well, almost, anyway.
  • Getting to know online friends better, and making new ones. Thanks for being there for me!
Happy 2011!

3 comments:

Call Me Cate said...

That all sounds like good stuff to me. Chickie's developing some amazing art skills. And Zoodle seems like such a little charmer. Minus the emergence of these toddler emotions. Your "prayer" about caring less what other people think and being content not having the same strengths is one that I should adopt for myself.

I hope 2011 is very good to you and your family!

forever folding laundry said...

What an adorable picture! And my hair does that "stick straight up, curlie-cue thing", too. :)

Happy 2011!

~Keri

TiffanyAnn said...

I like your resolution/prayer....You are quite accomplished and unique as it is, I can't imagine you being any better! But I know that it's still a battle in the mind as I deal with the same thing, too.

P.S. Thanks for being a great friend! :o)