What a productive week it’s been! I think the accountability of this link party is working. Thank you, Amy, at New Nostalgia for hosting Anti-Procrastination Tuesday. I have to laugh, too, because one of her “to-do” items was to make homemade tortillas. That was on my list, too! I made them for dinner, for tonight.
She has a big list but I see so many things are very similar to my life. The one that caught my eye the most was to start the day with time with God. I never want to check that off my to-do list because I don’t want to have that done- rather, it’s in process. I enjoy The Daily Bread online- find the link in the side bar; “Our Daily Bread.”
I use Microsoft Outlook Task List on a regular basis for keeping track of my to-do’s and general tasks, such as household chores. I love the progress status and the reminder notices.
First, I have to update last week’s list. I got a lot accomplished, actually. Of the three items on my list, I got one thing done. I made a set of placemats I have wanting to start/finish for over a year now. I did not continue working on my entry way table and I haven’t even attempted my aunt’s craft challenge. I did get the eight placemats made, but not before my brother came for breakfast on Saturday. Still, they are done.
I also need to check off making note cards. I dragged out my big box of old cards I have collected and created new ones. I even wrote a handful of notes to friends, and mailed them!
Mostly, I try to keep my list fairly short. I get more accomplished in smaller bites. I can always tape the small lists together to make one big one, right?
This week I am looking forward to
- working on my entry table- I need to figure out what to put on the top; memorabilia-type stuff
- Finish my big list of recipes and put all the recipes I use in one book
- Work on our boat to get it ready for a trip to the San Juan Islands– 18th anniversary next week; mainly, I need to reserve a couple of nights moorage
One last accolade for Amy’s list. I love how she listed giving her kids three jobs a day. This is a tactic I implemented a while back. They are too busy for job lists and I can hardly keep track of which ones are here and gone, and coming home when? Not only can I remember three things, but the kids are pretty good at it, too. If they are home long enough, sometimes I have more work for them.