May features a sky-high grocery bill and a decision to make sure I set aside money for dancing.
April – slacking on the gym front this month, indulging in caffeine abuse, and had my annual gym membership fee come due. Otherwise, a pretty boring (that’s good!) financial month.
March: The beginning of the travel expenses for the Big Tran-siberian Train Trip – including $20,000 first-class plane tickets for $300. Plus, a dentist visit.
This month was marked by high household expenses, new bike brake pads, and pretty low restaurant spending.
Every month, I post my expenses and other data about my life. I’m a bit behind, but here is January’s.
It’s March 1st, and we’re officially 1/6th done with 2017. Which is terrifying, given all the things on my plate for this year. This month is a packed month.
For 2017, I’m focusing on goals that are business actions not outcomes. Because I need hustle & grace.
So I had a big, beautiful post written called Hustle & Grace about how this year I’m focusing on actions not outcomes. And in it, I said that instead of publishing a massive list of goals for the year like I usually do, I am focusing on things within my control rather than externally-influenced outcomes. But to… Read more 50 Goals for 2017
I’ve been posting my new years resolutions online and then reviewing my success at the end of the year. 2016 was a giant cluster of crazy where absolutely nothing worked out the way it was planned. 2016, in a nutshell, was unpredictable: 3 totally different careers, a jump into self-employment, moving house with a week’s notice, a crazy presidential election, and, well, we’ll see how that did in the resolutions:
I haven’t said anything about the massacre in Orlando because I can’t articulate this tight feeling in my chest and the weight around my ears. I’m worried I’ll say the wrong thing, and I know whatever I’ll say will be inadequate. I found out right as I was arriving home from dancing my ass off… Read more The thumpa thumpa will never be the same