Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Two Lists: Five Things I'd Like To Do When I'm Better and Five Goals I'd Like to Achieve Once I'm Better

Thanks to Anomie-Atlanta for giving me this idea. I'm going to try and avoid writing the obvious, things like painting or riding my bike. Not too sure if there's much of a difference between goals and things you want to do... but who cares!

Five Things I'd like to do when I'm better:
  • Spend more time with friends.
  • Kiss the girl I love in the middle of the desert, under the night sky. I'm a hopeless romantic :)
  • Visit my grandparents, relatives, my sister, and really make efforts at seeing my good friends in this world.
  • Read a book in peace, without my head hurting.
  • Explore Arizona by hiking and camping, and sorry, but I gotta mention it...BIKING!!!

Five Goals I'd like to work on once I'm better:
  • Write a book about this part of my life. This may be years down the line, I'd like this to be a solid undertaking which I can execute to the best of my abilities. Years of perspective will probably be helpful. I want the story to be positive in outlook and inspirational if possible, but hopefully I can rein in any sappiness, self-promotion, and delusions of grandeur... although, I do find people with 'delusions of grandeur' to be oh so entertaining.
  • Get my art business off the ground, while maintaining moderation and balance in my life.
  • Volunteer some of my time to help the mentally ill or younger kids in need.
  • Improve my Spanish, and learn German.
  • Live as closely to my ideals as possible, basically being as good of a person as I can!
Well, we'll see what happens...

8 comments:

Raivyn said...

You know, you could probably start writing the book little by little right now. Keeping a written diary will be a great reference for the future, if you don't do it already.

I've got some rough points in my past that I've written down, and maybe they'll become a book when I'm old. You just never really know.

Anomie-Atlanta said...

It would be hard to be seperated from nature for so long.

"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. "
Henry David Thoreau

Margaret said...

Here's to reaching those goals! You can do it. Especially the kiss.

Sebastien said...

Raivyn: You are so right! It's just very difficult for me to write coherently and consistently, but I really should jot down notes, moments, and feelings to use when I can really start piecing things together.

Anomie: It is soooo difficult! But I'm very lucky that we have rabbits, birds, and all sorts of little creatures in our yard! As loony(or sappy) as it may sound, I feel comforted when I see them.

Margaret: Thank you!!! I look forward to the kiss, it will be wonderful!

WAT said...

And all the gay men who just read this post let out a big sigh of disppointment.

Oh well, you'll find that girl brother. YOU WILL. :)

Sebastien said...

You're so kind WAT! I just need to get over this crazy illness...

frenchyflower said...

keeping a journal is very therapeutic, too. and i like the lists--it's good from time to time to do those and refocus your energy.

Sebastien said...

Yeah Frenchy, I'm not big on lists but you're right, it's good to figure out at times where you want to focus yourself!