Welcome to Towards Simplicity. I blog my goals, especially my reading and studies, and my ongoing downscaling and using up of material stuff and working towards a more minimalist lifestyle.

Current Month

Progress on the current month's goals.  Last updated: 21 May.

Number of goals for the month: 20

Completed:  4/20
In progress:  5/16

Health 
* Remedial Exercises twice daily (when not ill!!)  In progress
* Lose 4lbs more  calorie control ongoing (plus daily walks when possible) Slowed down a little thanks to illness and water weight.
* Start tone up and flexibility exercises adding a little more every few days/week

Domestic and Admin
* Finish the blasted Go Bag!  To do with Sir last week of month
* Clean bathroom window
* Renew passport  Done!

Reading and Study
* NRSV Bible Psalms 119, Proverbs, Song of Solomon and start Isaiah  Psalms 119- Prov 6, and Song 1 - Isaiah 2
* Finish 'Getting Along With the Chinese' from 4.6  Dumped it. Lost interest. Considered: Done!
* Read 'Relearning to See'  1/31
* Catch up WT bits and pieces
* Vocab transfer from WTs
* Do some language and/or science study  Done! Did some science

Creative
* Get on with 'Paradise Island cross stitch    65-70% complete so far
* Do some other embroidery  Done!  But will be continuing..
* Make a t-shirt  Just the bottom hem left to sew
* Finish black chunky cardy  All pieces knit
* Knit Veli baby hat
* Knit Tang baby cardy
* Start on bag making tasks (Sat-Nav bag, backpack, knitting bag, manicure pouch)
* Make kids' picture books out of magazine picture collection

Text and images © Elizabeth Braun 2017

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