The wonderful thing about New Year’s Day is the sense of new beginnings.
I always have this overwhelming sense of possibility…
A deep and sincere feeling that I can change things for the better in my life.
I usually make a list of goals and projects, measuring them in my calendar.
Keeping track of how I’m doing on this project or that event.
This New Years day is no different.
Except I am going to try to undo my life a little.
Soak in more days on the beach and sip hot tea on Park Avenue with friends more often…
And read more.
OK, maybe I’ll limit myself to just one list, a list of good books.
My big goal: giving myself the gift of time.
Time for my family, time to read or watch an old movie.
Time to grow tomato plants.
Time to be healthier….
That means taking time to have fresh healthy food.
Taking more long walks.
Undoing life is as hard as doing it.
It’s almost easier to pack one’s life full of endless tasks, letting each day blur together.
It takes purpose and thought to give yourself a simpler life.
Oh there I go again, making a plan to not plan so much.
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