I try to set a few goals every year and 2009 is no exception.
GOAL 1- Install the shower in my bedroom bathroom. This has been a dream for the past 5 years and every year comes and goes with no shower. I found the perfect size shower pan years ago (for an RV) that will allow me to go through the closet and not have to do any major de-construction.
GOAL 2- Landscape my front yard- Another unmet goal from last year. I am trying for a No grass landscape- pretty much there since the construction. Also would like to do a Rain Garden. The driveways are easy- 1 will be gravel, the other I will do some type of concrete over the old one- perhaps permeable concrete. Although that makes little sense since the old would still be there- Other wise I would have to break up the old driveway. And I don't want to add to the waste stream with all that concrete. Or Plan "B"- Repair the old drive way- less waste and less work.
GOAL 3- install windows in my garage- yet another plan that didn't make it in 2008- I already have windows purchased at 2nd Use, the local Habitat for Humanity 2nd hand store here in the Seattle area. Not a hard job, but one of those that requires warmer weather as the Garage building is not heated. Needs to get done before I start tomato's as the garage would be perfect with windows - 2 southern exposure, 2 eastern exposure for plant starting
GOAL 4- Build a pergola. I would like to build a pergola along side the front room addition so I can sit and talk about my neighbors.
GOAL 5- new exterior doors on laundry room and my bedroom.
GOAL 6- build a sunroom on my deck. Just off the exterior door. Great place to sit. Great place to let the cat air out.
What do y'all think- Am I setting myself up for failure again? I think I just need a few weekends off from work to meet these goals.
Notice: no personal goals, no "Self Improvement" goals (why mess with perfection?!?) Just house goals. I don't like to set myself up for personal failure. I fail and it makes me feel all emo and stuff. Besides that's what Challenges are for!