2020 didn’t give me much of an opportunity to do the things that typically end up on these lists. While a few of these are retroactive, a tradition has to remain.
Stay home more. (This was actually on the list pre-COVID. No longer funny) Learn a new exercise method (boxing) Get rid of clutter. Read more books. More bonfires. Give free advice. Host a party (Zoom meet up now) Present at a conference. Build a team. Write non-work-related content. Discover a new spirit (Calvados). Phone down. Boots on. Yard games. A lot more yard games. Reconnect with an old mentor. Dedicate hours in the week to learning.Newsletters, blogs, and articles Sit on the front porch and drink coffee. Learn a new cooking method.(cast iron steak) Do something crazy.Start a business amidst a global pandemic. Make a big announcement.Pregnancy is a big deal! Give hard feedback. Find a new low-key spot. can’t tell Play tennis.Two-a-days through quarantine and continuation through winter. Air fry everything.Wings, hot dogs, sandwiches. All the things. Team up with a non-profitPoint App Do something more adulting than usual. Make a risky investment.So many bad stocks Open up one of the fancy bottles of wine.River’s Marie anniversary bottle Do a fundraiser(Weller Bottle for staff of Mission and Citizens Trust) Hike all of the hikes in our part of town. Plan another tripAlaska 2021 Go a week without spicy food.So bland and boring Make a hard choice. Get through a global pandemic.