Monday, May 9, 2011

Summer = New Season = New Goals

April [snow] showers deter May flowers, but what do [belated] May flowers bring? Hopefully the dawn of a new season [summer!] and the start of a new chapter in my life... Adulthood.

Contrary to what the government thinks, and how they define an adult, 18 was not the turning point for me. Going to college right away allowed me to postpone growing-up and hold on to my youthful bliss of minimal responsibilities. But all of that is changing [And I finally believe I'm ready for it].

Step 1: Buy a car. This was a big decision and a lot of work. You want something reliable, but that is not too expensive and something with good gas mileage. I wanted a pre-owned car... but there's always a gamble in going that route. So after much research and a little help from my mom, I decided on an "electric blue" 2007 Chevy Cobalt with 15,000 miles. It's a great little car, but has put up a fight so far. [That's another story, that I will save for next time].

Step 2: Find a kick-butt bachelorette pad. Nothing too swanky, but something liveable and somewhere fun to start off my new life as a young professional. This is still in the works, but at least Nicole and I [my soon to be roomie] have decided on living in Uptown [which is actually South of downtown... go figure].

Step 3: Work. I start my trabajo el 6 de junio! Time to get ready for the ride of my life!

Step 4: Don't lose sight of my dreams, goals and ambitions [make time for fun]!
Running- Compete in anothe half-marathon.
Yoga: Sign up for Yoga classes!
Biking: Get a road bike!

Dancing: Pick up ballroom dancing again!

Photography: Find time to take a class or tutorial.

What are your goals for Spring/Summer 2011?

Do you have a bucket list for this summer?

Do you have any suggestions for starting a career out of college?

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