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And Now, Catching Up: #ROW80 R2/ #12WeekYear MidWeek 10

Hi there, ROWers and friends!

So far, this week has been about catching up…

  • on sleep, after a busy weekend.
  • with hometending, after setting that aside to focus on a short story contest submission.
  • with self-care, after that was set aside along with sleep for a few days.
  • with goals that have been left too long, while others took precedence.

I’m not likely to get everything caught up in a single week, but that’s okay. The goals I have for this round are all relevant to my life, and any moved forward move me closer to my vision of what my future should be.

Is there/are there things you’d like to get caught up with?

Share it in the comments!

 

Goal Status:

  • Goal Completed.
  • In Progress.
  • Black: Still Waiting.
  • 86’ed.
  • Goal Change.

Writing/Plotting:

I write 1,667 words/day (average) on Still Nameless, till complete,for JuNoWriMo.

  • June 3: 1,175; June 4: 2,098; June 5: 1,691.

I write a 100-250 word flash fiction for #thursthreads, using prompt.

I draft my share of the JuNoWriMo Pep Talk Newsletter text by 2am Friday.

  • Week Two drafted; Weeks Three and Four aren’t set up yet; if they aren’t ready in time, I’ll adapt the goal.

I participate in Story A Day’s Write On Wednesday and draft a retrospective post.

Revision/Submission:

I revise, set up, test, and schedule my JuNoWriMo newsletters (as possible) by 2am Friday.

I complete spot revisions Story A Day fan fiction pieces and post.

I polish my #thursthreads piece and submit.

I beta one chapter Stained Blood. 

  • in progress – Chapter 10: 2/7 pages completed.

Learning:

I complete Pixels to Platform Breadcrumbs Exercise.

I complete Pixels to Platform Mood Board.

I complete Pixels to Platform Play Sheets for Module 2, Video 2.

  • Author Photo Sheet mostly finished; 1/4.

I watch Module 3 Video 1.

I assess M3V1 Play Sheets; assess time needed for completion.

I learn enough about Adaucity to use microphone for at least one reading.

  • Started reading the FAQ.

I explore chapbooks loaned to me; choose 3 to read this week.

I read 3 poetry chapbooks; simmer. 

  • 1/3 in progress.

Blogging:

I review my Summer Blogging Plan; make adjustments as indicated.

I read through JuNoWriMo 2017 files; determine if/what of that content I can use/repurpose.

I create a schedule for creating content based on Pixels to Platform and Blogging Cheat Sheet learning.

I respond to all pending comments.

I revise my About page, based on Pixels to Platform learning.

I add a Welcome page, based on Pixels to Platform learning.

Other Social Media

I update my ff.net profile.

I keep up with #AllStarTrek, ROW80, #accountabilitygirls, P2P Facebook group, and general Twitter, Facebook, and email. (In progress; a little of most).

I post and browse at least once on Instagram and Pinterest, because I miss them.

  • Posted to Instagram.

Family Finances:

I read at least one post at 1500 Days. 

I post my first gig to Fiverr.

  • Came up with a tagline :”I am, therefore I write.” Rough draft of a description – stay tuned for updates; it’s currently scrawled in my notebook. Scanned the next few items on the profile; it’s all coming clearer.

I post two more items to yard sale site(s); update item 1.

I choose three more items to prep for sale, and take images.

I find titles for Gus and motorcycle.

I complete Phase One of the administrative task begun last week.

I complete review of PayPal auto payments and list these in my planner.

I rough out family budget, and facilitate our making decisions about questionable expenses.

Hometending:

I continue my bedroom reset (declutter, move and reorganize bookcase; move and organize cabinets; bring in chair).

  • Bookcase declutter; general tidying.

I do two hometending rounds each in garage and porch.

I do 2 rounds in each common room – bathroom, dining, kitchen, and living room.

  • Each room: 1/2 complete.

I do a sinkful of dishes daily (on average), and laundry at least 5 times this week. 

  • Dishes 3/7; laundry 2/5.

Yardtending:

I move rest of branches to containment.

I weed/clean flowerbeds.

I mow/ facilitate mowing of meadow (I mean, backyard) .

I take decorations off mailbox post.

I place radio fence flags once range is set.

Lifetending:

I complete my Weekly To-Dos and post to Slack.

I complete rough draft of Lise’s third quarter homeschool report.

I choose three more recipes for this week.

  • Ziti, pasta primavera, chicken and vegetables.

I make this week’s recipes.

  • Ziti; 1/3.

I help Lise with Smokey, her puppy.

I take Noli to dog park twice.

I take a long walk with Noli each day.

  • Skipped Tuesday, due to sleep, headache, and puppy-sitting so Lise can sleep. Will double up later in the week to compensate.

I test radio fence, and move receiver box to Noli’s spare collar.

I begin training Noli to the radio fence.

I get an average of 5 hours’ sleep each day.

  • 3 on Sunday, 7 on Monday, 7.5 on Tuesday.

Soultending:

I meditate and journal each morning.

  • Missed Sunday and Monday, caught Tuesday; 1/7.

I read one inspirational article.

I meditate two afternoons.

I meditate and journal before sleep 5 times.

I light a candle and read from Sleep before bed 5 times.

I use a sleep meditation at bedtime 5 times.

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Author:

I am myself. I own my life, and live with three other people who own theirs. My intention is to do only those things that bring me joy, and to give myself wholly to those things I do. Writing has been my passion throughout my life, and this will become the home for my writing life...because it brings me great joy!

2 thoughts on “And Now, Catching Up: #ROW80 R2/ #12WeekYear MidWeek 10

  1. You have so much on your list, no wonder you need to shift focus to keep it all balanced and of course, some things have higher priorities than others. I hope you keep taking care of yourself, as self-care is something I tend to neglect myself when I get swamped… and really, that’s the last thing we should neglect! Keep being you (which is awesome).

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