-Finish 7 books - mostly things that are wished for on Paperback Swap: I didn't do as well as planned, but started off strong. For whatever reason, I can't seem to get myself to finish the Martin book - perhaps I'm subconsciously trying to ration it!?
-Book 5 of George RR Martin series, as soon as it comes!!
-All the Names, by Jose Saramago (recommended by Allison)
-A Country of Strangers: Blacks and Whites in America, by David K. Shipler
-Gracefully Insane: Life and Death Inside America's Premier Mental Hospital, by Alex Beam
-Born to Buy, by Juliet B. Schor
Sewing: - Made huge progress, though on projects I added to the to-do list mid-month. I finished my first quilt this month, and gifting it felt SO good. :)
-Start gift quilt number FIVE. OMG. (
-Work on quilting hexagon quilt.
-Finish sewing rows for halfsquare quilt.
-Find more fabric for boys: bought apple for back of T, bought striped flannel for ??
-Finish PJ shorts
-Finish shower curtain
Working: I did great! I have planned times now to do his work (Tuesday evenings, when I know he's out, and again on Thursday nights, if need be). Go me!
-Keep up with binders for Dan - no more than three day turn-around: Why am I such a failure at this? Oh yeah, because I barely get enough pay to justify bringing his crap home. - doing better! note to self: continue doing this on Tuesdays, when I know he won't be at his computer in the evening.
Gardening: Didn't make much progress in the yard, but I did keep up with weeding/watering.
-Keep up with weeding and watering!
-Weed back garden - attempt not to make fence fall over in the process
-Get Jeff to dig out front mimosa tree, side mimosa tree, thing next to garage, weird thing along back fence
-Give agave and cactus plants away on Freecycle - he's come and dug out three of the six agaves so far, hooray. Supposedly will be back.
Home Improving: The bathroom project didn't get finished, but a LOT of progress was made, considering how dang hot it's been.
-Prime, paint walls
-Buy baseboard, paint, cut, install
-Come up with some sort of solution for area under the sink
-Get frames, hang up diplomas