2016 has been a fantastic year for me personally.
For my blog, not so much.
At the beginning of the year, I outlined over a dozen blog posts intending to finish and schedule them weekly.
Those unfinished blog posts are still sitting in my editorial calendar queue, like this gem from January:
It’s My Birthday! | 3 Words for 2016
Friday, January 15th, was my 46th birthday. I spent over 6 hours pole dancing, or rather connected to an IV Pole. I pole dance every three weeks. Good times. Knowing the chemo is working makes it easier.
My Three Words for 2016
I am listening to a biography of Elon Musk. Musk runs Telsa Motors, and Space X. He is a co-founder of PayPal which netted Musk $165 million when eBay purchased the online payment solution. Musk divides his time between Tesla Motors in Silicon Valley and Space X in Los Angeles. To maximize his time, he listens first, and advises second.
Listening more and talking less. Yup, that’s a good thing. I’m working on being a better listener.
My office, intentions, and PET scans will all be clearer in 2016.
I love to travel: camping, resorts, road trips, discovering new places, people and things. Unfortunately, it has been years since we have taken a vacation. That will be remedied this year.
Living My 3 Words
I’m not sure why it has taken so long to hit “publish” on this post. Perhaps, I felt it needed more. January seems like a life-time ago. Good thing publishing this 3 Words 2016 blog post wasn’t necessary to manifest the intentions.
While I haven’t been blogging as much as I like, I have lived my three words.
I can’t say I am the best listener in the world, but I am consciously working on it.
My office is still a hot mess but I have so much more clarity in my intentions. And by gosh, by golly, my scans have been clear all year! Hallelujah.
Clear scans meant those travel plans could proceed! And boy did they!
Over the summer we visited 8 colleges in 12 days, helping our daughter narrow down her choices to 4 exceptional schools that are a good fit for her personal and educational goals. Last month my husband and I took a road trip to Salt Lake City for a technology convention visiting Las Vegas, Zion National Park, and the breathtaking beauty that is Southern Utah along the I-70 corridor. Even better, we are now making plans for a summer 2017 trip to Cancun.
Yup, 2016 has been a fantastic year!