Thursday, January 5, 2012

Progress report: month 18 (December 2011)


December 31, 2011 marked the completion of first full calendar year of Day Zero, as well as over half of the days -- 542 to be exact. And for the first time, I completed all my priorities, as posted in the previous month!

Completed:
70. Make 3rd curtain for D#2's room
75. Cut scrap fabric into usable pieces
78. (part 2) Make 1 quilt top from scraps (finished binding "Bricks and Stepping Stones" which was the first quilt I ever made completely from scraps and stash)

Progress:
7,26,28. Kept up-to-date.
33. Went to gym (mostly) 3 times a week.
48. Watched 5 (new) "movies":
      Six feet under (TV: season 2)
      Freaks & geeks (TV: season 1 and only)
      The King's speech (wonderful!!)
      The Squid and the whale
      The Illusionist
and rewatched two holiday favorites (not counted):
      Elf
      Love, actually
(99 movies in 2011; 142 since beginning of Day Zero)
49. Read 4 books: (56/60, 36/30, 17/10)
      Wench (Dolen Perkins-Valdez)
      Let the great world spin (Colum McCann)
      Miss Peregrine's home for peculiar children (Ransom Riggs)
      Schooled (Anisha Lakhani)
84. Extra contributions to Philabundance and Habitat for Humanity
99. Updated blog post with progress (18 out of 18)
101. 3 blog posts:
      W.I.B.W.O.
      Thanksgiving gratitude
      Visit to DC
Extra quilts to recipients:
      late graduation gift (friend of D#2)
      baby quilt (former vicar)
      added borders to finish top (CFAC "Traditions" charms)

Priorities for January:
6/9. Back to basement and books
12. Small things around house (almost done!)
96. Learn to load music on my MP3 player (started in December)

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