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Happy New Year - 2008



We had a nice New Year eve. Had a casual dinner with friends. I had 'Rum in Coke' for a beverage. I'm starting to like it now!

2007 Goals Review


It's the beginning of 2008, hence a time for Yearly Goal review. Let's see what Goals I had made-

Professional


Get on a FileNet Project - Done. I have been working on that project for the last 9 months!

Personal


Finishing a 5K. - Done in April, 2007.
100 miles by April 1st 2007 - Done!
Finishing some scrapbooks - Done Mehul's First Birthday and Mehul's Second Year books. I have even printed off and given the birthday book to both grandparents.
Finishing a few items from my 10 Stitching Project Challenge list. - Nothing was finished :(
Keep knocking items off my 101 Things In 1001 Days list - We're doing very well here :) Current Progress is 51% finished and 10% in progress. It's a great progress from last year when I was 24% done, 16% in progress.

Goals for 2008


Finishing a few items from my 10 Stitching Project Challenge list. I have Angel of Love and Peacock Tapestry in my 101 list to finish this year. This is a tall order I know. I will be happy if I make significant progress on PT but I MUST finish Angel of Love. There's barely 10% left!!
Finish knitting my first sock pair.
Finish Mehul's First Year Memory book. I have 4 layouts so far.
Keep knocking items off my 101 Things In 1001 Days list. This is the last year for the 101 things list, I will be happy if I end the year with 70% items completed (currently 51%).

2007 was a great year in every respect. We were blessed with great health and good times with friends and family. Here's hoping 2008 is even better.

Comments

Stitcher S said…
It's always a pleasure to visit your blog, Shalini.

I think it's so commendable that you state your goals, and review them. You've done so well with them!

Take care and enjoy the rest of your week! Sue

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