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    Monday Morning Manifesto

    It was a nice weekend, but I am not feeling the need for a full recap this morning (summary: 2 workouts, 1 early rising baby, a lot of pool time, one work-related date night,…

    June 24, 2019
  • Goals life Reading


    A list. 1- Starting off my morning with ~15 minutes of non-fiction reading. And a highlighter pen. And coffee (set the night before, of course). 2- Planning the day in my Hobonichi (using the weekly…

    June 12, 2019
  • Goals Reading

    Summer Goals!

    Q3 is about to begin! A reminder – I find that Quintiles are perfect for my year, which is defined both by the calendar year and the school schedule. Q1 – Jan 1 to…

    May 31, 2019
  • Goals

    State of the Blog & Thoughts

    One of my 2019 goals was to finally transition this site to WordPress, and thanks to Amanda I can check this off of my list! I’m generally really happy about how it looks now,…

    April 4, 2019
  • Goals Reading

    It’s MARCH (& 5 on a Friday)

    1- OMG how is it March? I can’t be the only one who turned the page in my planner and literally gasped. Didn’t 2019 just start? Didn’t February just start? Apparently not. We are…

    March 1, 2019
  • Goals

    Q4 recap & Q5 goals

    Quintile #4 is over tomorrow (reminder of my “Quintile system” for 2018, and here was the recap of Q3).  So much happened in these past two months that I apparently never took the time…

    October 31, 2018
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    Quintile Report: Q3 recap!

    As you may remember, I divided 2018 into Quintiles (details here) for the purpose of goal-setting and breaking up what I anticipated would be a challenging year (um, definitely correct).   I will admit…

    August 30, 2018
  • Goals

    Q3: SUMMER

    I divided 2018 into Quintiles, which felt slightly ridiculous (and fussy) at the time.  But it’s working for me. Most importantly, Q2 is over!  Q2 was my Fifth Trimester — those 3 months back…

    June 12, 2018
  • Goals

    Goals Review! Quintile 1 (Jan 1 – Mar 4)

    Q1 Goals: 1) Focused time with A&C Daily: I tried to do this many days, but didn’t necessarily structure it as well as I could have.  I think they respond better when they are…

    March 9, 2018