Inventory and planning (list making)

No  photos today because you know what paper looks like.     I spent a good share of the afternoon taking inventory of what was completed last year and was surprised to find that the items on my list were not what I completed most of.   In fact, there were many items completed that weren’t even thought of yet.   They  were items that came across my  path that I sidetracked to do.   Still lists are good because without direction, I waste too much time,   This year’s inventory so far is completed and I have started the lists of what I want to accomplish in each department next year.

I will have a list for quilting, knitting, crocheting, sewing, dolls, garden, embroidery, learning new skills, exercise,  and maybe others.   Then I will divide those by months.    I know that the goals will not all be met, in fact more probably will not be met, than will be met.   But oh, how much more will get done than if I didn’t have lists.

Do you make lists?   If you do, let’s share and if you don’t, try a small list.   You might find it makes a difference in your life.

3 Responses

  1. melanie says:

    Love this! I’m a constant list maker too and if it’s not on a list, it’s probably not going to get done. I’m getting my lists together for 2016 too and I’m excited about everything I want to do but, like you, realistic enough to know that it’s not all going to get done. And that’s okay! Lists help us get more done if we had no lists! :) Happy list making my friend! :)

    • sharon says:

      Lists are marvelous ways to get anything done. I just finished entering on my computer all the projects I’ve done in the last years. Can you believe it was still all on paper. Tomorrow after my DR appointment, I’ll start putting my new list in monthly order. Do you also keep inventort ies of all your books and patterns etc. I have that list as well, but needs updating as I get behind.

    • sharon says:

      OH my, I just went to your blog. I could get into a lot of trouble by adding some of those projects to my list.