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Podcast: Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans

Ep 73: Two Journals for Cozy Reflection Time

JMB Living Quarterly This journal might actually may have found its way into my 2022 planner stack. It has plenty of space to write every day with fairly open prompts, and is luxuriously produced with lovely paper that is a pleasure to write on.…

December 20, 2021
life

Okay, I Guess It’s Happening . . .

The Omicron tsunami is on its way. Our (small) school went from 0 cases (for several weeks in a row!) to 4, though thankfully not in my kids’ classes. If camp gets shut down I am completely screwed, but I am trying not to…

December 18, 2021
life Planners Reading

5 on a Friday: Almost End of Year Edition

1- I finalized my 2022 planner lineup. It’s slightly ridiculous. But whatever. This stack will be discussed in detail in about 10 days on BLP, so stay tuned 🙂 2- Currently reading: A memoir that feels like a novel. I went into it knowing…

December 17, 2021
Habits

Off the Wagon

Oops. Since November 29, I have dutifully stuck to my self-imposed total phone Screen Time limit of 100 minutes. And then yesterday happened. I was triggered by some suspense followed by very happy news (our residents matched into an incredibly array of fellowships yesterday!)…

December 16, 2021
Planners

Planner Hesitancy

Not to be confused with vaccine hesitancy (speaking of vaccines, WHEN ARE THE UNDER 5s COMING!? Okay, digression over). I’m having Planner Uncertainty and it’s not even Jan 1. The issue: I like my Full Focus planner too much (for anyone still shopping: affiliate…

December 15, 2021

Parties . . .

So. Many. Parties. This past weekend we had our resident holiday party (that we arranged), a resident baby shower (I was flattered to be invited!), and G’s 4th bday party. ALL were fun, but that was just — a lot of parties! All were…

December 14, 2021
Parenting

And Then She Was 4 . . .

Genevieve: A retrspective! Birthday: 1: 2: 3: Freshly 4! Taken 5 minutes ago! Our feisty, independent, effervescent, creative 3rd child. I am so excited to see what 4 has in store!…

December 11, 2021
life Work

Winter Break “Plans”

Josh and I are both working winter break this year. I am on call for Christmas week – Dec 21 – 27. He is on call for most of New Years’ week, including New Years’ Eve + the first weekend of the near year.…

December 10, 2021
life

J = 47

We celebrated Josh’s birthday yesterday with: Crumbl cookies in lieu of a cake (my first time trying them — quite decadent and delicious. Esp the York Peppermint Patty flavor!) A gift of male-targeted skincare. I will report back with more details if he likes…

December 9, 2021