goals progress report

Almost 1/3 of my goals have been accomplished! And February isn’t over yet!

2. Read 24 books. Five books read. (Hunger Games, Bossypants, Tis)
3. Join the gym. Joined in January. Quit in January.  
My dreams of being like this girl are donezo.

4. Make perfect rice three times in a row. Tried twice. Failed twice.

It looked so promising!

8. Go to Michigan at least six times. Went once in January. 

Trying to save as many trips for the Summer and Fall slivers.

9.  Get at least one new mentor. Done. At my NEW job!

10. Meet ten new people who I like enough to send a New Years card to. Four people met.
21. Go on a  hike. Done. Rock Creek Park and Shenandoah National Park.
27. Learn to knit. Done! Knit one scarf. Working on second.

I tried to do a border on my second scarf but got so frustrated 
with the purling that I unraveled the whole thing. Oops.
28. Send five birthday cards in the mail. 2/5 sent to A. Younis and D. Deeg.
29. Send five care packages in the mail. 2/5 sent to A. Younis and D. Deeg. 

Attiya’s package in a recycled Amazon box.
31. Hand out ten $5 subway gift cards to homeless people. 1/10 handed out.
32. Host ten dinners. 3/10 hosted. 
Appetizers

33. Lose ten pounds. (I am on a ten roll here.) 2 lost.

34. Smile more. Done.
42. Give Feraz his birthday, Eid, anniversary gifts, etc. on the actual day. Valentines Day gift given on time.
43. Write a meaningful card for each. Done once.

Sometimes it is fun to write your meaningful card on the wall.

44. Forgive everyone I have ever been mad at. Done.

48. Take a photography class. Signed up.
53. Make an effort to look nice even when I am home with just Feraz. Does anyone else look like a total slob when they are just around their partner? Done! Just put on a touch of make up in the morning and brush my hair and wear coordinating clothes at home.
55. Mentor someone. Done. 
57. See four shows at the theatre. 2/4 seen. Ballet at Kennedy Theatre and The Gallerist at the Atlas.
59. Write 20 letters. And mail them. 2/20 done.
64. Have at least five guests at our house. 3/5 done. S. Sethi, J. Memon + family, O. Abbasi.
A visit with us includes a yummy breakfast.

65. Make a fire in our fireplace. Done.

66. Make s’mores on the fireplace. Done.
68. Ask the landlord if I can paint the pantry cabinet. Done.
69. Go to three museums. Done. The Smithsonian, The Textile Museum, The Corcoran Gallery of Art.

Saw this beauty on the way to the Textile Museum.
74. Be good at taking compliments. Done.
75. Go to a comedy club or show. Done. Norm Macdonald at DC Improv.


This guy is funny.

77. Grow something. Done. With generous help from Feraz.

83. Go to Luray Caverns. Done. 

Amazing.

86. Buy pepper spray. Done.

90. Color my own hair. Done.
92. Take the day off on my birthday. Done. My birthday is Saturday this year. Ha.
94. Go to a national park. Done. 
98. Be kind when it is hard. Done. But just once. Must do more.
99. Do something around the house that I would usually ask or expect Feraz to do. Done. I take out the garbage sometimes now.
109. Have a candle lit dinner. Done.
sumeera

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