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2010 Goals


1. Take an art class – drawing, painting or printmaking

2. Submit to a photography show

– Not a show, but I submitted a photograph for the first issue of Drop of Ink

3. Wander DC aimlessly for a whole afternoon with my camera

4. Photograph a major event or gathering of friends or family

5. Start a collection of number & letter photographs to create rotating calendar

6. Sketch in my sketchbook regularly


7. Go to the Smithsonian museums:

African Art

Air & Space

American Art

American History

American Indian – July 25th, with Dominik

Freer Gallery

Hirshhorn Museum

Natural History Museum

Portrait Gallery – February 27th, with Mom

8. See all of the National Gallery of Art

9. Visit the DC Zoo – June 19th, with my family

10. Visit the National Arboretum

11. Go to the National Museum of Women in the Arts

12. Go to a DC United game


13. Plan all meals in advance for one month

14. Try a new cooking technique (bread, pie, souffle)

– Made homemade ravioli for the first time (05/10)

15. Take a cooking class


16. Find a volunteer opportunity

– joined Greater DC Cares (01/06)

Servathon 2010 (04/24)

– Puppy Volunteering (04/10)

17. Annual Girl’s Weekend

– april 17 – 18

18. Buy flowers for myself

– 01/04 (hydrangeas)

19. Continue 52 Books, 52 Weeks Challenge

– ‘Fool’ by Christopher Moore (1)

– ‘New Spring’ by Robert Jordan (3)

– ‘Pigs in Heaven’ by Barbara Kingsolver (2)

– ‘Madame Bovary’ by Gustave Flaubert (15)

– ‘The Eye of the World’ by Robert Jordan (4)

– ‘Pride & Prejudice’ by Jane Austen (5)

– ‘Stardust’ by Neil Gaiman (6)

– ‘The Great Hunt’ by Robert Jordan (7)

– ‘The Dragon Reborn’ by Robert Jordan (8)

– ‘Before We Were Free’ by Julia Alvarez (9)

– ‘Necklace of Kisses’ by Francesca Lia Block (10)

– ‘1984’ by George Orwell (11)

– ‘Guenevere, Queen of the Summer Country’ by Rosalind Miles (21)

– ‘Saturday’ by Ian McEwan (12)

– ‘The Shadow Rising’ by Robert Jordan (13)

– ‘Eat Pray Love’ by Elizabeth Gilbert (14)

– ‘The Fires of Heaven’ by Robert Jordan (16)

– ‘Lord of Chaos’ by Robert Jordan (in process)

– ‘The Hobbit’ by J.R.R. Tolkien (17)

– ‘The Lost Girls’ by Jennifer Baggett, Holly Corbett & Amanda Pressner (18)

– ‘QuirkyAlone: A Manifesto for Uncompromising Romantics’ by Sasha Cagen (19)

– ‘On the Road’ by Jack Kerouac (in process)

– ‘The Mediterranean Caper’ by Clive Cussler (20)

20. Go to a concert at a small venue

– She & Him at the 9:30 Club – July 7th


21. Day trip to some place new (Annapolis?)

22. Plan Italy trip with Mom


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