I am anti New Years Resolutions. Every year, for many years, I made the common resolutions...lose weight, stop drinking, quit smoking...just kidding except for the weight. Seriously though, I would make the same goals and never reach them, so one year I decided to try something new. Instead of making New Years Resolutions at the beginning of each year, I just try to do at least one thing new that I've never done before.
Since I have started this little tradition, I've realized that I try new things often. Here are a few of the things I did in 2008 (in no particular order) that I have never done before...
I went to Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Tennessee and Missouri.
I jumped off of a high dive.
I drove from Bremerton Washington to Larned Kansas with my 2 kids and no other drivers to help.
I took my kids to a zoo by myself. *This might seem silly, but if you knew how terrified I am of pretty much EVERY wild animal, it would seem big to you too.
I went to the top of Space Needle in Seattle, Washington.
I replaced my toilet seat with no help.
I tried welding...thanks to a couple YRs at LJCF.
I became a blogger.
I went to a bar and stayed until last call. (Long Story!)
I learned how to balance spoons on my nose.
I made cheese fondue using a recipe I copied from the Melting Pot Restaraunt...It was AWESOME!
I posted videos on Youtube. You can check it out under username mstalkalot247.
All in all it was a great year for me and our family. I can only hope that 2009 will be just a good. Happy New Years Everyone!