Thursday was my first bi-weekly (as in every 2 weeks) day of play. Because, I’m bad at letting myself do fun stuff. I have to admit… It was hard. As I watched my daughter wait for the bus, I contemplated what to do with my time. My first thought? “Why don’t I prune the front yard! That will be fun!” It didn’t take my brain to go “When did that become fun?” Then I realized I was trying to justify a productive activity to fill my happy, happy fun time.
And, I have to admit that productivity did slip in. However, I can justify this better than I can pruning my front yard. I went for a 3 mile dog walk. Usually I go 1.25 to 1.8 miles, but I always want to do more (for the sake of my husky). On an average day the time is just not there for me to do that. Since time wasn’t an issue, I did the extra walking. It was fabulous! As was the rest of my day which I spent playing some Kingdom Rush Frontiers, getting my toes summer shoes ready, painting my nails, and watching some LOG HORIZON (a pretty interesting anime about people sucked into a MMORPG).
Also, I continued to adjust to my new schedule and learned something new. Even though I like my writing to happen in the morning, on Wednesdays it has to be in the afternoon. Not a big deal, just something I have to note. As for my goals…
Review Grammar 4 Days (breakfast) 4/4
Study Japanese 4 Days (lunch) 4/4
Read 25+ pages 42/25 pages
Visit 2 ROWers (minimum) Each Check-In I visited 2 ROWers for Sunday’s check-in and 3 for Wednesday’s.
Before Round Ends
Finish Writing Cycle 2 (Phases 2 [DONE] & 3 [On]) and a complete Cycle 3. The more I look at this goal and how much time I have left, the more I think I won’t make it. That said, I’m not going to stop trying. Vlogs are coming along.
Complete 5 Projects (from project/procrastination list) 2/5 – I’m considering the uncarpeting still in progress because it is. Went over my list and discovered I did one thing without noticing (recycling grocery bags). Tuesday it was so nice out I got the power tools out and the lattice up on the back deck.
Write Kid’s Chore List, Summer Review, and Spanish Lessons [DONE]
Write My Schedule Adjustments, Japanese Review, and More [DONE]
Get Kids’ Summer Journals I still have about 3 weeks to do this… I’ll be getting this at the last minute, won’t I?
I’m hoping with every little bit of me that I can finish the vlogs this week. Then, I’m not sure what. I mean, traditionally I get 3 days off before I start Cycle 3 Phase 1. I might not take all 3 days. We’ll see. Since I am going to spend summer editing more than writing, I’m hoping to get the rough of MEOW (chapter book’s code name) done. I need to get to Cycle 3 Phase 1 to do that!
Do you find it hard to relax and have fun?