Learn Spanish. California is a bi-lingual state and I have the basics…
Finish the house and take more photographs. I feel like Xeno’s frog.
Catch a fish. Soon.
Some things are ongoing, like improving my handwriting. I address ten to twenty envelopes every day so I use a fountain pen and my favorite Havana Brown Waterman Ink, and I try. Every mood shows up on the paper, if I am happy, or rattled, or impatient there it is. Cheaper than a therapist.
Last week I made a vision board. It has been a long time since I have done anything like that so off I trotted to a lovely group of women. I nabbed a couple of National Geographics – what sort of vision could you get from the makeup and recipes of fashion magazines? – and started cutting, tearing then finally, gluing in the last hurried ten minutes.
Driving home, I got what my board was about. It is a beautiful world, and I want to make beautiful things in it. Simple.