3 hashtags in 2021…

#walk 20 in 21 … is the hashtag Gretchen Rubin created to encourage followers to walk 20 minutes daily. You can even download a tracker . Yesterday, I took a later than usual afternoon walk , about 5 PM. The weather was perfect – 67 degrees. My usual 25 minutes stretched to 52 min, I walked 1.36 miles round trip and was greeted by an abundance of lovely flowers. Spring has been cooler and certainly very colorful: vibrant greens in the trees; blue, white and gray clouds; and flowers – vivid colors of pinks and purples with touches of yellows…

#read 21 in 21 … another hashtag from Gretchen & Liz invites listeners to read at least 21 minutes, daily. There are days when I wish I could do nothing but read but that’s just not possible, durn it. Currently, I’m revisiting several older non-fiction titles in my collection, working (a relative term; IRL it means thinking about) on Summer Book Bingo; and waiting for Stacy Abrams new fiction title, While Justice Sleeps, to arrive and a library reserve : The Great Circle; the last I checked, there were 67 readers ahead of me… And finally,

#21 for 2021 … also created by Gretchen, replaces new year’s resolutions. In short, a “list of 21 concrete things one wants to accomplish by year’s end .” I’m still working on my list – it’s in a general state of revision and flux; the latter as new things – the dandelions – crop up in life. Currently, on my list are the two hashtags described above and

  • Make the Confetti Quilt and finish 3 other quilting projects
  • Finish 3 knitting projects
  • Finish clearing out the garage and basement storage area
  • Complete stash bashing craft and sewing projects and supplies
  • Practice watercoloring
  • Get new eyeglasses (and eye doctor)

Right now, it’s time for me to finish this post and have a bite to eat. The clock moves on and as my mother was fond of sayin’, “time’s awastin’ kiddie.”

Joining Carole and friends for Thursday Three.

Cheers~

7 thoughts on “3 hashtags in 2021…

  1. It’s so easy to stretch that walking time out when it’s beautiful outside, isn’t it? Lately I’ve been walking a bit more than a hour a day, and I’ve been tempted to be out even longer (though I have a feeling the folks at work would not appreciate me disappearing for that long). I’ll be cheering you on from here to complete all the items on your to-do list for the year!

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  2. Such rich colouring and pretty patterning on those irises – seeing such lovely things must make walking a delight. Interesting hashtags, and hoping you get to complete your projects; I have several of the ‘clearing out’ kind on my mind for this year too.

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  3. What beautiful iris. I am enjoying all the colors of iris blooming in my neighborhood. I like the 21 list of things for 21. I might consider that next year or maybe it is not too late for this year. Enjoy your walks and time to read.

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  4. Your irises are ahead of ours! WE have a few weeks left. I love reading your 21 for 21. They give me good ideas.
    Im glad your walk was so lovely it stretched out Honore!

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