What special or unusual event occurred?
Big professional midyear conference that had several accomplishments done and several resulting big things to do.
What were my accomplishments this month?
I presented on some website options for my committee. They took the option that I wanted them to take, which was a wonderful surprise. Now comes the task of building the website, which will be a whole ‘nother level of work.
I also received news that the overseas teaching I will be doing will have the focus I am looking for, which is something I have been pushing very strongly. I am extremely pleased by this. Now to get it scheduled right and do all the necessary prep, which will be a long slog!
What were my disappointments this month?
I was sick a good bit.
What books/music/shows did I enjoy this month?
- Kelley Armstrong continued
- Discovered a few more paranormal romances: Gena Showalter and Lara Adrian; wasn’t overwhelmed by the quality
What crafts did I work on this month (not what I finished, but what did I work on)?
- Socks #23
- Shelter sweater
- Celtic cross blackwork
- French braid quilt
What fun things did I do with my family, friends, or by myself?
It was a quiet month.
What gifts did I give and/or receive?
Award of a day off at work for teaching done last October.
What special or unusual purchases did I make?
I tried not to purchase anything of significance. But I am thinking about a new camera. And really patiently awaiting the day I can replace my smartphone.
Plus I got some yarn.
What illnesses or health concerns did I have?
Began with a cold; long lasting ear inflammation; halfway through pinkeye recurred; regular checkup; time to get a mammogram.
Anything else noteworthy to include?
No. It was a really quiet month.
What rest did I achieve this month?
Active effort to get to sleep on time, but not always sleeping well. MLK day was a quiet day at home, cooking, a little bit of cleaning.