June into July

Somehow this never got posted….

Anyway, here it is…just a month late!


  • Anniversary weekend away
  • Family vacation – We had a great time in Greece. I will be posting more about our vacation.


  • Read 30 books. (16/30)
  • Read 2 “self-help” books or books about fostering creativity. (1/2)


  • Daily Q&A – Still keeping up with this!
  • Post in my blog at least 5 times a month or 60 blog posts. (30/60)
  • Work through the Right to Write. (43 chapters) (23/43)
  • 500 Writing Prompts – 3 writing prompts a month (36 total) (18/36)
  • Work through Writing Better Lyrics. (2 chapters per month, 24 total) (11/24)


  • Practice and complete a daily devotional. I am almost caught up from being gone.


  • Learn at least 3 new Classical pieces on the piano. (0/3)
  • Work on learning at least 3 of the modes. (1/3)
  • Listen to 10 classical music pieces. (2/10)
  • Earn at least 20 CMTE’s (continuing education). (12/20)

Home and Organization:

  • Fix the other part of the deck and stain it. – The deck is pretty much finished and just needs to be painted.
  • Wash windows and glass doors in the house.


  • CMoe
  • Game Night
  • Make a home video with the kids.
  • Paint with the kids.


  • Provide at least 3 meals at the Ronald McDonald house. (1/3)
  • Volunteer at the soup kitchen at least once.


  • Drink at least 64 ounces of water on most days. – I am slowly getting back into this.
  • Do something active at least 3 times a week. – I have been keeping up with this so far.


  • Eat at 8 new restaurants on our list of places to try. (4/8)
  • I plan to cook at least 10 international meals this year. (2/10) – We made a British breakfast but I would also like to do a traditional British meal once we get back from Greece.
  • Take at least one day to “retreat” and work on my writing, music, etc. – I really wanted to do this in May but it just didn’t work out. I’m hoping to do it sometime in the fall.
  • Do something nice for myself at least 20 times. (2/20)

Besides our trip, we also celebrated Anya’s 7th birthday. I also spent a lot of time getting caught up with work from being gone.





What did you do in June?


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