All posts tagged: Achievement

Post #34: It’s Bracket Time!

Welcome to the thirty-fourth post of the Great Writing Challenge of 2012. Five days a week for six months, I will be given a topic to write about. The stipulation: it must be 250 words (or more), and positive in tone. If you would like to suggest topics for me to write about, please email me at TheRebeccaProject [at] gmail [dot] com. Hurrah, it’s bracket time! It’s that time of year where I get to fill out my Bracket for the NCAA basketball tournament. I just watched the President fill out his bracket (the ‘Barack-ket’, as ESPN was calling it). The Pres knows his basketball! He tipped the Tar Heels to win it this year, but I went for Georgetown. I went there on my exchange/study abroad program, so I have to pick them to win. Hoya Saxa! At the moment, professional Basketball is really lacking that je ne sais quoi. The NBA has suffered a great deal from the lock out, and the Golden State Warriors are perennial cellar dwellers. There’s just something about …

Radvent 2010 – Day 2: Organising

Sooooo, I’m a little late with these, but better late than never, right? Today, I’m focusing on getting parts of my life in order so I allow some time for joy and creativity. Focus on one drawer, table, or surface today and spend 15 minutes making it pretty! (And take a pretty picture afterward to motivate yourself!) We have a pretty large closest for our little room in the sky here in San Francisco, and it tends to be the least loved part of our apartment. So tonight, I set about changing all that. We have a great layout here: we can walk through the closet and into the bathroom from the hallway (which can prove very confronting to those utilizing the loo, so we installed a curtain for privacy). But as you can see from these pictures, there’s not a lot of actual walking through that has been happening in here of late.   I really haven’t focused any energy on making this part of my home more practical and functional, and I knew …