I am contemplating the past year with gratitude. I have spent the last 365 days with a truly amazing man. The kind of man that makes you realize why it never worked out with someone else. The kind of man that was worth traversing the long, bumpy road of my relationship history for. I have also, despite not making any sort of resolution to do so, finally managed to get my finances in proper order. Like really proper. I feel all grown up! Maybe it’s the result of 18 months of practicing minimalism. Maybe it’s the result of actually having some extra income from my photography business in 2014. Maybe it’s the positive influence of the aforementioned new man in my life. More than likely, as so many successes are, it’s a combination of all those things and more. I also feel a foundation has been built this past year for some successful business projects. Grounds cleared and stones stacked to build something amazing on.
As I look into the crystal ball of 2015 I see…. nothing. Mostly cause I don’t have a crystal ball and I’m not really psychic. And so glad that I’m not because how boring would that be?
So I am excited about what the next trip around the sun will bring. I refuse to make New Year’s Resolutions. While every January I do try to refocus on getting in shape, I don’t consider it a resolution. Especially since I also refocus in March and July and October and November and so on and so on… I have some really exciting photo projects lined up. I have some really inspiring people surrounding me. I am working with friend on building his business and I think it’s going to be his year. The staleness, the icky and the stuff that made me say “Thank God this year is over!” are all a thing of the past. Long gone and washed away with some super sexy rainshowers. Time to jump headfirst into some artistic expression and see what adventures 2015 has in store for me.
I’m ready for it all. And I hope you are too!