From Me to You

May the New Year inspire you to bring your dreams to fruition.

But don't just be inspired...set your goals on paper or post-its (my favorite) and work on them.

According to some popular New Year's resolutions are:

Losing weight
Better money management
Saving Money
Getting a better job
Getting in Shape
Going back to school
Drinking less
Quitting smoking
Reduce Stress
Take a Trip
Volunteer more

I'm not sure what my goals are for 2010. This is what I would like to work on, though.

1. Set up special dates with individual family members- if they will. (Have you noticed life is short?)
2. Find a Bible study I can join again. (I would like to teach one again someday.)
3. Write more. I'm just asking myself to write at least 1000 words a day, 5 or 6 days a week. I know I can do that if I would just do it.
4. Budget money... better.
5. Work on liking myself at this time in life.
6. Work on forgiveness.
7. Baby steps back to exercising again.
8. Make less lists. (Just kidding, I can't do it. I won't do it. I need lists.)

That's all I can think of for now.

Oh... and (to myself privately -so don't read this one) may this year include a marriage proposal from George Clooney. Of course, first he has to know I exist. Secondly, I will have to back up my age by 20 some years to fit his type or hope his vision gets worse. (Hey it's doable) Oh and thirdly, I might have to move to Italy. But don't worry, they have Internet there. Now, don't hold your breath on this one. Please, please exhale, JW, don't hold your breath.

Happy New Year, my dear Blogger Friends. I am so glad I found you or you found me. Nevertheless, I am glad to know you.


  1. 2010 is going to be absolutely marvelous Teresa. Just you wait!! ...and you never know, George Clooney may play a part in it, but if not him, someone else just as dreamy.


  2. i hope new year will bring what u want....great post, i am so glad to know u,too love u so much

  3. Happy New Year!

    Good luck on your goals. That last paragraph about George Clooney and Italy...not that is funny!

  4. May all your dreams come true!

  5. Happy New Year! Those sound like good goals to me. But...I did find this great article on 9 Lists to Keep Updated and thought it was really cool!

    Mystery Writing is Murder

  6. Lesley, I think we are all hoping 2010 will be great. Psychologists might say that I choose Georgie because he is safe. :) Think about it.

    Tugce, You are so sweet. Keep coming back!!! I hope the New Year brings you so much hope and love.

    Cop Mama, I just want him to know I am available...unless he asks. :)

    Gail, You too. May 2010 bring wonderful things...things wished and even greater things.

    Elizabeth, I love that site. Thanks. But should you feed my list obsession? I mean my walls are full of post-its and they are losing grip fast. I won't even tell you about the 4 million notebooks.... Thank you for all the information you provide for my writing.

  7. I hope you will realize all your wishes this year. I am sure George would be quite glad to know you if he had a chance. :)

    Love you. Keep well

  8. I love the items you'd "like to work on" this year. Sounds like a great starting point for a wonderful year. As for George, I guess we could share you with him. Maybe.

  9. Happy New Year! I know you will make great strides in 2010.

  10. How did the world survive before post-it notes!?!

    Not that I read your private "goal" - but - if there's a proposal this year, PLEASE invite me to the wedding!

    Happy New Year!

  11. May all your wishes come true, even the move to Italy.

  12. I'm so sorry... but George called here last night and I have booked my plane for Italy.... better luck next year :)


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