Monday, January 03, 2011


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So, everyone and their pet cat Charlie is posting about their New Year's Resolutions and goals. There are posts about how to arrive at reasonable resolutions, posts about how to chart your progress in reaching reasonable resolutions, and even a few posts on how unreasonable it is to make resolutions and set goals and the writer isn't going to do it, so there!

I don't feel that I have anything to add to the resolution discussion, so I'm just going to goal is to finish my WIP in the next two weeks and get it turned in.

So, since most blog posts this week are focusing on resolutions and goals and asking you what yours might be, I'm going to ask:

What was one of your favorite Christmas presents you received?

For me: Season 2 of Castle on DVD, a gift from my beloved husband. :D


  1. My fave gift was a real, live scarf! :-) It's so cute and I love the color.
    Have fun finishing up your WIP!

  2. You can do it, Erica! You can do it!

    I'm not posting on resolutions. I'm posting on theme. More reflection is involved, less looking forward. Not sure if that's better or worse.

    Best present? A superdy duperdy comfortable pair of workout pants.

  3. I'm ignoring resolutions. They tend to get done when I ignore them. Ha!

    And nice change of pace on the question. I was so excited to open up a box with a wooden sign. Ogunquit, Maine (long and lat. printed on it). My man bought it for me b/c we had the best camping trip there this past summer.

    A piece of wood. My favorite.
    ~ Wendy

  4. Awww, I love reading your goals! Anyway, favorite present is my I Love Lucy season 1 DVD collection. Yay!

  5. Don't laugh too hard, I got the A-Team DVD and love it.

  6. Jessica, "a real LIVE scarf!" LOL - didn't know scarves were alive ;)

    My fave gift was a Willow Tree angel fromy my mom with 3 little birds perched on its arms in representation of my 3 little babies in heaven. It was very special.

  7. Fluffy socks with the WPI logo, a bottle of Zinfandel, DVDs: Cowboys, Beowulf, Season 4 part one of VTTBOTS (Himself thought it was SEason 4 part 2), oh yeah, someone gave me The Magnificent 7 tv series.

  8. You are a WIP machine. Has anyone ever told you that girl? I'm proud to know you and strive to be you. Happy New Year!

  9. You can whip those WIPs out like no other! Amazing!

    My favorite gift was a DVD of North & South (the one in England, not the Civil War one). It is similar to Pride and Prejudice and I just LOVE it!

  10. The closest I got to the discussion on resolutions was to say I don't make them... I prefer to have intentions that aren't cast in stone and therefore don't embarrass or devastate me if I don't fulfill them. Seems like everyone feels the need to set goals for a new year, but I'm just continuing on my 2010 journey.

    There's a tie for my best present: a new breadmaking machine and a gauzy white cotton nightie. Opposite ends of the spectrum but both from my DH. :)

  11. My stack of books! Three novels and three craft books. Mm mm good.

    I miss you posting your monthly goals! They were always a kick in the pants for me. So if you feel the urge to post goals again, I'm all for it. :)

  12. Favorite Christmas gift? Always got to be Jesus.

    However more 2010 specific? Probably the money someone gave us that we want to use some of to purchase Microsoft Office for our laptop.

  13. Ooo, Castle! Fun!

    My fave gift? Wii Fit Plus. The whole family is enjoying it!

    Good luck finishing up your WIP!