Thursday, December 19, 2013

Fall to-do list follow-up

Back in September, I tossed up a list of things I wanted to complete during my favorite season of the year.  Since fall officially ends this weekend (although it feels like it's been over for a long time), I thought I'd check out how I did on my goals. I wish I could say I scored 100%, but ... well, check it out.  Red means I failed and green means I succeeded.

:: Check out some Friday night lights.
For some reason, I just never got around to doing this. I don't even have a good excuse.

:: Paint, carve, or decorate a pumpkin.
I carved pumpkins with friends the last weekend before Halloween. The evidence is here.

:: Go to an apple orchard.
Again, no good excuse. Just didn't get it done.

:: Take a drive or a walk where I can take in the changing leaves.
I didn't do this one either.  I did get to see some pretty leaves during my trail runs though.

:: Make beer.
The friends I was going to do this with were busy. I was busy.  Our free weekends just didn't line up.

:: Participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).
I did participate!!  I didn't reach the 50K word goal, but I got some serious writing done in November. I'm pleased with it.

:: Drink hot cider.
I'm pretty sure I had two gallons of this stuff.  Mission accomplished.

:: Bake an apple pie. From scratch.
I almost did this last weekend (nothing like last minute) but didn't. 

:: Go to the farmer's market.
I went on the second to last weekend.  It was a really fun time!!

:: Finish my 5K goal for the year.
I did it!!!  I completed six 5Ks in 2013.  I'm very proud of that.

OK, so I was 50-50.  I guess that's not terrible.


I won't be attempting a winter to-do list this year.  Instead, I'll be focusing on my 2014 goals, which I'll be sharing very soon on the blog.  Stay tuned!


2 comments:

  1. Not terrible at all... way to go on the 5k time, that's awesome! And I baked an apple pie from scratch with a friend once - tons of work!

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  2. Not bad at all! Good for you and your 5ks! And I'm obsessed with drinking apple cider in the winter. SO good.

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