Autumn To-Do List

September 06, 2012



1. run a mile each day.*
2. keep up with my five year diary.
3. create an art journal.** mainly involving markers and self-care lists, but loving it!
4. write more letters.
5. return to my 100 strangers project.***
6. go to 2 new farmer's markets.
7. go to the botanic garden.
8. organize my home office/desk.
9. organize my closet. donating 4-5 bags of clothing and i now have a minimal spring/summer collection, carefully packed away.
10. cook korean food.
11. bake my mother's cinnamon rolls****
12. finish this book and start reading this one.
13. go to a pumpkin patch.
14. go to an apple orchard.
15. host a dinner party.
16. create a storage system for my film negatives.
17. run along the lake shore.
18. go camping (again).
19. eat more salads.
20. get my bike a tune-up.
21. check out a drawing/illustration book from the library.
22. vote!

Notes:
*I am learning from this man that lasting change starts with introducing small habits and building on them.
**I am loving Keri Smith and her body of work. One of her pieces, "100 Ideas," can be found in this post. Ps, here are some additional Keri Smith posts/ideas I enjoy: Connecting Two Incongruent ThingsMake Your Own Damn WorldRevolution.
***Inspired by this post.
****Mama: e-mail me the recipe, I lost it!

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6 comments

  1. Will do, my darling.

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  2. Oh, this is lovely. I'm saving your ideas in my Evernote! And if you're looking for more snail mail partners, I'd love to volunteer. :)

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  3. Crystal, I would love that! Shoot me an email with your info: mallorydowd (at) gmail (dot) com.

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  4. What is it that we love so much about a good list? Just started a 30-before-30 list myself. Very tempted to make an Autumn list myself after reading this!

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  5. Lists are very satisfying to me because they organize all of my random thoughts and goals (duh) but also because it's great to be able to cross things off! I feel very accomplished! :)

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