At 12 a.m. on December 31st/Jan 1st, what will you be doing? (use your own time zone please)
I will no doubt be tucked cozily beneath my comforter asleep because as hard as I try to stay up these days, I can’t do it. I think my body is still recovering from my December surgeries.
Is there a tradition you have for New Year’s Eve?
You mean like staying up and watch the New Eve countdown with live music? Or watch a movie? Nah, I don’t have any traditions when it comes to New Year’s Eve. It doesn’t feel all that special to me, just another day.
Do you have any hope or reason you find that next year will be better?
Absolutely. I have a lot of hope this next year will be better, at least personally. I will be better at gardening because I have been reading books and listening to podcasts on gardening to make sure I plant the right thing next to each other. I made so many mistakes last year that I was quite surprised I had harvest at all.
It will also be the my rock garden’s first spring. I have so much hope that weeds will stay away from my yard this upcoming year.
Oh, and let’s not forget to mention: I am going to have extra teeth in 2022! It should help a lot with eating.
What’s the biggest personal lesson you learned during 2021?
Buy what I need, not what I want.
I must say, that put a dent in my wallet in 2021 because I never got what I wanted as a child. It was always what my cousin wanted, not what I wanted. So I made a promise to myself long ago that when I have the money, I would get myself what I want.
Well, I got myself what I wanted, alright but in the end, I had to pay for it with nightmares about mishandled finances and large credit card payments.
I shall be more frugal in 2022.
Describe in 1-3 words how you feel going into 2022
Hopeful and excited