I read a thing on Facebook recently (which naturally, I cannot find again) that said something along the lines that 2017 was a year full of problems of all sorts, and dealing with them stifled the creativity of many people. It went on to offer a wish of renewed creativity to all in 2018. I really couldn’t agree more! You may or may not know that in addition to following the career of Richard Armitage, I am also a long time fan of SpongeBob Squarepants – in fact, I find that there are few occasions in life that can’t be connected to a SpongeBob episode.
Case in point: Looking for the 2018 return to creativity this morning, I ran into the little image above…fellow SpongeBob fans will know that the the rainbow over his head appears when SpongeBob arcs his hands and says,
Works for me. I don’t usually set minimums for myself, because I find that they are far too easily broken as goals, but in terms of blogging, I think I’ll look at it as a challenge to ease myself back into regular posting. So here’s my thought: in the first quarter of 2018, I’ll post at least once per month. In the second, at least twice, and so on. I think setting some reasonable goals for myself might be just the ticket to unlocking my creativity vault..
In other news, the upper midwest has been a deep freeze over the Christmas/New Year’s holiday – can you say, “Cabin Fever?!” Since we’ve been cooped up, we’ve been experimenting with our new favorite kitchen gadget, the SodaStream Fizzi that I got as a gift from my parents. I’m hopeful that the omnipresence of fizzy water will help me break my soda swilling ways in 2018! I’ve also been assembling ingredients to try out several TASTY recipes that I’ve been binge watching lately (I’ve also made a pledge to myself to stop eating so much junk in favor of cooking and carrying.)
Last but not least (I rushed Super Glam Daughter to get ready to leave, so I dare not dally…) is a very exciting announcement of travel in 2018.
As with the 2016 trip, if anyone in Armitageworld is interested in joining the group, you are most welcome. (If you are from outside of the US and interested in joining the tour, email me and I’ll send you the price for Greece only.)
Here’s to 2018 – a year of renewed creativity and expression!
Happy New Year Armitageworld!!