I love lists, like many of us out there. Who hasn't stayed up for Letterman's top ten every so often, just because we couldn't help it!
Here ar two lists of my likes/dislikes for 2011:
1. The Radish
2. New ideas for planting and seed catalogs.
3. After Christmas sales at 90% off. 75% is an acceptable place to start.
4. Covered bridge winter scenes.
5. Hot cocoa and coffee on cold days.
6. American Pickers on Netflix.
7. Free samples on kindle.
8. Ideas to recycle.
9. Etsy, and all hand made ideas and sites to help artists and craftspeople.
10. Old family pictures.
11. Chanel no. 5
12. Baking baklava for my friends.
13. Months with few bills.
14. Time to write, alone, set up in my living room, with the things I love surrounding me.
15. Sunny days, about 45-70 degrees.
16. Violets, pansies, May Day, the first roses, all roses.
17. Puttering in the garden with my nighbor.
18. Our B/N coffee sessions.
19. Knitting while I listen to people read in my writers group.
20. Time to paint or craft.
21. Repairing dolls, recycling materials I have.
22. Cleaning out my closests, donating to Goodwill and the Salvation Army.
23. Walks with my neighbor and my neighbor dog.
24. Playing with my cat.
25. Decorating my mother's grave; spending time there alone, where I can think.
26. The House on the Rock.
27. New exhibits at National Museum of Play.
29. My museum followers.
31. Seeing my books throught to publication
32. Lecturing on dolls/history/setting up exhibits.
33 "Date time" with my husband; working on projects with my husband.
34. Any good bargains, flea markets, yard sales, rummage sales.
35. New books by Anne Rice, Diane Mott Davidson, Monica Ferris, Shirley Holub, Deb Baker, Pat Cornwell, Elizabeth George, Deanna Raybourne, RD Wingfield and Margaret Grace.
36. New bios on Anne Boleyn.
37. A newly discovered Tasha Tudor book.
Next time, a few "don't likes," but not too many!!
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