30 & 1/2

today (well, by the time i am publishing this, yesterday)
i am
one half
of a year.

so in honor of this insignificant occasion,
i am salluting the brilliance of
this girl
and this one too

i made a list of
30 things i want to do
before i turn 31 . . .

AND i got a sassy haircut last week too!
very 30 and 1/2, don't you think???

(by the way, i did not have children overnight;
the little ones mentioned here are just among
the tots and teens that seem to have found their way
into my world!)

1. fill my little art journal
2. write a letter to both grandmas
3. take a writing sabbatical
4. live on an island for a little while
5. go for a "top down" drive in the mini with herb
6. try a new recipe featuring - gasp - vegetables
7. learn to sea kayak
8. write a poem
9. submit an article for publication
10. go for a hike
11. take brittany on an adventure
12. teach sara & anna to play "crapout"
13. teach leo to sing the "dun dun dun" and "so good so good so good" parts of Sweet Caroline
14. buy a hot red dress
15. wear said hot red dress on a red hot date!
16. ride the lightrail downtown (many times)
17. go roller blading
18. lay on a blanket at the park
19. go to the lazy river
20. make Spedini for dinner
21. take herb on a super cool surprise date
22. make a piece of art for a friend for no reason
23. sing karaoke
24. visit kelly farrell
25. send flowers to someone for no reason
26. make a "100 Mile" meal (all local ingredients)
27. go to an outdoor concert or movie
28. go on a house & garden tour
29. walk down to S. Pearl St. for First Friday
30. host a block & ally party for my neighbors


Blogger RachelDenbow said...

your hair looks rad!
i've added you on my blog links.
is your 'top down' ride with Herb a car top or a blouse top? Hmmm...maybe you should do both!
happy Saturday.

5:18 PM, January 12, 2008  
Blogger Jennifer of Dog.Yarn.Knit. said...

i L-O-V-E the haircut!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

8:20 PM, January 12, 2008  
Blogger Rhi said...

this photo is so vintage to me. little bit of black and white and you could be a 50's movie star!

4:29 PM, January 14, 2008  
Blogger Melanie said...

love the hair! and i want you to do my eye make up! you rock, cara. :)

2:00 PM, January 15, 2008  

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