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5 Small Goals For This Fall.

In the beginning of summer I challenged myself with 5 small goals to do during the summer. It was quite fun so I decided to continue with the challenge. Like last time I tried to choose things that would be quite easily accomplished but without this "pressure" I put on myself as easily left undone.

Finishing all my WIPs means the ones that I have started ages ago but are still pending, such as the two blanket projects I'm working on. It doesn't mean that by the end of the year I shouldn't have anything on my needles, just finishing what I have started before casting on for new ones. And the one about the Christmas presents: last year I left it so late that I was still weaving in yarn ends on the morning of Christmas Eve. This year I'll try to start earlier!

So let's see how I fared with my summer goals.

1. I didn't quite make it to a total of 100 km. I'm actually some 7 km short of it. A couple of flues and extraordinarily hot July were the main reasons for my laziness, as well as the holidays abroad. Even though I didn't quite reach my goal I'm really happy: I only started to go for runs a year ago and the kilometers I ran this summer probably exceed what I've run before put together.

2. I made two actually! Not really the layered cream-and-strawberry-cake I had in my mind in the beginning of the summer, but neither of us (me or Magnus) is a big fan of cream cakes so I decided why bother when I can make something we actually really enjoy.

3. We were on more than one!

4. I knitted the Koi No Yokan lace scarf.

5. My back is really stiff, and not really bendy at all. In addition I have a previous shoulder injury which combined with my stiff back results in me still not being able to bend my back into the wheel pose. But I can do the bow pose, not perfectly but well enough for it to qualify and be recognized as the bow.


  1. What? asutaanko me samassa kaupungissa? :)

    1. Mä asun Vaasassa, entä sä?

    2. Vaasassahan minäkin. En kyllä yhtään osannut arvata aiemmin. Tuosta Lyseon seinästä vain tunnistin :) aika kiva sattuma!

    3. me ollaan asuttu täällä nyt reilut 3 vuotta. en kuitenkaan edelleenkään pidä itseäni "vaasalaisena", vaasassa asuvana pietarsaarelaisena ennemminkin :)


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