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What am I looking forward to in 2014?
2014 will see the continuation of my small town contemporary holiday novella series set in Starlight Hills. My time travel series is just about ready to break free too, and I'm really excited about finally being in control of where it will lead me.
I'm looking forward to being better organized (a goal I set every year, but this year I have high hopes for actually accomplishing this!) I've got a new planner ready to go. I admit the geeky side of my is having a ball decorating my new pages....let's hope that translates into a successful system for me :)
2014 is the year I do something just for me, something to get in better shape and get me away from the computer. So, I've signed up for fencing lessons! The family is a little nervous about me swishing around a weapon, but I have been assured I will be well padded and there is no real danger involved...I will be sure to post pictures!
I'm hoping to eat a little healthier (no, that doesn't mean I'm cutting back on the chocolate *gasp*) I hope to be a little focused, spend more quality time with the family (because the kids aren't getting any younger and one day I'm going to wake up to find they've flown the coop.) And...I plan to spread more cheer, more good vibes and good wishes and squash negativity in its path. There is just no room for destructive negative thoughts in my life.
As I do ever year, I pick a quote that will be my mantra for the coming months, and this year I have chosen the following:
You will never be BRAVE if you don't get hurt
You will never LEARN if you don't make mistakes
You will never be SUCCESSFUL if you don't encounter failure.
This year I strive to be brave, to learn and to be successful!
How about you, what are you looking forward to in 2014?
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