I am not generally one for near year's resolutions (mostly because I'd rarely get them done!) so I gave that up years ago. I did read something yesterday written by Annie Lamott, whose writing I adore, which did motivate me to think about striving for one or two things I feel are important. I'm not yet sure which things I'm going to focus on for the year. What about you? Do you make resolutions?
I'm really hoping that 2021 will bring about big changes from 2020, which proved to be such a difficult period for so many people for so many reasons. I had to deal with my own mom's Covid 19 illness and my family's serious efforts to NOT get sick. My husband and I (and our middle daughter) have been living in our home in Central Oregon since March 16. I'm usually pretty vague on exact dates but that date is stuck in my mind!
As I look back on the year, I can say there have been some "pearls"--things that proved to be gifts, in my opinion. One of course was that we got to have our daughter live with us. Another was that I developed friendships with others in ways that we hadn't related before. Living in our cabin in Central Oregon has been a real gift as well. I walked so many miles that I wore out my tennis shoes!
On the down side, our dog Max died in early November. Since that time, we've gone round and round about whether to get a new dog.
Long story short, meet Zeke! He is a 2 month old Golden Doodle.