#goals, Arizona, Deep thoughts

Happy 1st birthday, Interceptionary!

Happy New Year…  And happy 1st birthday, Interceptionary!

A lot of people had some not-so-great things to say about 2016, but I can’t complain – 2016 was good to me.  It took my adventuresome-self completely out of my comfort zone and kept me and my family safe.

I’m so glad I started this blog and continued it!  I made it a resolution to keep up with it and I think I did pretty well.  The best is reading the very first post – I had no idea that in just 8 months, I’d be across the country living a whole new life.  I hear people say things like when you take time out to put your thoughts on paper (or in a blog) magical things happen.  And it really happened!  2016 was the most action-packed year I’ve ever had.  It was so exciting that I’m still a bit overwhelmed and I’m still trying to figure out WTF happened and HTF it all happened… and whether I want anything more to happen LOL (just kidding, of course I want more to happen!)

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I know that if I focus on what makes me come alive, life will unravel for me.  Here are some goals and things that I think will help me come alive:

I’ve always loved photography and taking photos.  This new world I’m living in and the colors of the Arizona landscape have inspired me to take my creativity to a new level.  I want to start taking painting classes so I can pour out my creative juices onto a canvas.

aliveI’ve always been pretty good with staying physically fit, but I think I’ve been falling off the wagon more and more lately, especially after the move and everything else going on.  I think it would help my energy level and confidence if I made a good hard effort of getting to the gym 3 times a week, 52 weeks out of the year.  I feel a little embarrassed that I have to put this goal out there for everyone to see – but goals are better achieved when you make a commitment to yourself and hold yourself accountable for it – by putting it all out there like this I feel like I’ll better achieve it. It’s been challenging juggling this whole new life of mine, but I’m ready to get back on the crazy, bumpy wagon and I’m staying on ALL year!

challengeLiving in NYC and moving across country I faced some expenses that caused to me use my credit card much more than I’m proud of.  2017 is the year of using cash/my debit card.  I will only use my credit card if I really need to.

Don’t deal with assholes.

loveMINIMIZE!

OK – speaking of minimizing, that’s all for resolutions – usually I go into the new year with all these ideas of what I want to do and how I want to change.  Now I realize that I just want my life to play out – on it’s own – as I do my own thing.  My main goals are: be more creative, take time to follow my heart and do whatever it is that makes me come alive.

Here’s to another exciting year with family and friends healthy and happy!
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People, things, and happenings

Hello!  Welcome to my blog, Interceptionary!

Throughout this blog I’ll be sharing stories about the wonderful people I meet, amazing and useful things that I come across, and funny and/or interesting things that happen to me.  Sometimes things happen and they’re so great, funny, or horrible that I want the whole world to know about it!

Have you ever seen this meme:

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That’s me. I’m a 35 year old, single female, living in New York City and I encounter A LOT of things to talk about – and I think other people should hear about them because a lot of times they’re really funny…  Well, guess what – now I have my interceptionary to share these experiences with!

WTF is an Interceptionary?

Just like a dictionary is a book of words…  An Interceptionary is a blog of intercepted thoughts.  This blog is intercepting my thoughts!  Let that sink in for a little…

#Goals

Over the years, I’ve started a bunch of blogs: a yoga blog, a photography blog, a blabber blog and a classroom blog.  For some reason, I guess life got busy or I lost interest and I didn’t continue blogging.  However, as I go back through my old posts, I love reading about what I was doing at that time in my life.  Since my life won’t always be this free, I’m not getting any younger and my memory isn’t getting any clearer, this year, I made it a goal of mine to start a blog and continue it – this way, I will always be able to go back and see what I was experiencing on random days of my life in 2016 (and hopefully thereafter!).

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