month in review + June intentions

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I miss my Saturday mornings of reviewing + blogging about my week. I miss the necessary slowdown required to reflect and plan for the upcoming week. I miss the practice of creating the list that reminds me that even though it may feel like I accomplished nothing in the past seven days, I did and the proof is there in a nice bulleted list.

I will get back to the weekly reflection and my lists. But, for now, monthly reflections are the best I can do — and that’s okay. At least it’s still something.

“If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.” ~Eleanora Duse

May highlights
 started three books + finished one
completed May lessons for A Simple Year
completed multiple lessons for Year of Tranquility
completed eight billion wedding tasks
celebrated niece’s high school graduation
survived month two of new work role (barely)
copious amounts of laughing with nieces + nephews
hosted monthly Denver Creates session
camping with my loves in Rocky Mountain National Park
hiking + hanging in nature
hosted sister-in-law + showed her the Denver sights
penned + posted two blog posts
2 Rockies games + 1 win
traveled to Las Vegas
participated in ServiceNow conference
received peonies from my love
dinner with dear friend who is moving
explored Custer State Park
led Schwab Volunteer Week project
experienced two firsts: spray tan + eyelash extensions
enjoyed a revitalized backyard + new sod
pampering with my favorite hair stylist
caught up with friends visiting from East Coast
dinners with friends
completed 1-, 3-, 5-year goals w/fiance
attended book club
celebrated many May birthdays
began + binge watched Handmaid’s Tale
purged more stuff + donation
read summer issue of Bella Grace

June stuff
enjoy time with my HUSBAND on our honeymoon
finish reading: The Handmaid’s Tale + The Rules Do Not Apply + All Our Wrong Todays
three blog posts including one Zero Wasteish
explore Canada
knock out a few 40 by 40 goals
enjoy time with friends + family at wedding
host monthly writing group
chop my hair off (!)
sit + breathe

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