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My New Motto

To-do list from before my world changed.


If it doesn't have to be done and I don't enjoy it, I'm not going to do it.


So my grand plans to sell all of the girls' old clothes? Forget it. They are going to a charity shop unless a couple of people want some stuff. Same with the diapers and woolies. And trikes and helmets and toys. Very little that I have here is worth enough money to take me away from hanging with my girls.

Now, when I first told this to Aba, he freaked out thinking that I was just going to sit around for a year. I'm not. The girls asked me to go to the zoo. At the same time I'm trying to clean out the basement. Instead of spending months organizing and selling the stuff there, I'm going to donate most of it and head to the zoo. And Disneyland. And finishing How To Be A Pirate. And sewing clothes for Radar.

And the basement will still get cleared out. Then my sewing machine and scrapbooking supplies will have a home and there will be a couple of tables for the girls to work with me.

Because, really, I never want to find a to-do list where I've done the unimportant things and "haven't gotten around to" doing the important things.

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Reader Comments (1)

This is such an important insight. I purchased fabric for a dress... LAST spring. Now it's almost a year later and I still haven't started, let alone completed it.

I think I'm going to try make some space for it on my list.

September 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGinger

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