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It’s mid-January and it’s time to check in with a random post on what’s going on currently . . .
Knitting: Socks, as you know. And also the December mystery gnome. I lost momentum on this little project but I hope to finish soon.
Reading with my eyes: Wandering Stars by Tommy Orange
Reading with my ears: Between Two Kingdoms by Suleika Jaouad
Eating: Lots of soup. I’ve gotten into the habit of Soup Sunday and it’s a great way to start the week because it leaves me leftovers for lunch. So far I’ve made Mixed Bean Soup, Chicken & Rice Soup, and Venison Stew. I’m also working on perfecting dinner rolls as part of this project.
Loving: Slow new year energy. I’m giving myself all month to gear up for the year but I’ve been very satisfied with some of the things I’ve already established for myself, particulary using a Hobonichi Weeks planner as a daily journal, and using my regular journal to document OLW stuff.
Planning: Camping vacations! Is there a better way to beat the winter blahs than to book summer trips? I think not and so I have booked campgrounds for Memorial Day Weekend and a week in August. We had previously booked a week in July and I’m hoping we will be able to add some weekend trips into the mix, too.
Playing: Dreamlight Valley on the switch but not nearly as obsessively as I was back in November.
Anticipating: The annual Massachusetts Municipal Association Conference this weekend. It’s an awesome gathering of elected officials, municipal employees, and those who provide services to our cities and towns. I’m going as Chair of our Select Board this year but I also have work colleagues attending and I’m hoping for a great experience in Boston once again.