24 January 2012

One to Twenty

It's been just over 20 days since I started my journal I got for Christmas. It asks 1 question per day for a year, and repeats for 5 years! I'm going to be nearly thirty when I finish this entirely. Somehow that seems like such a crazy prospect, to see how things will change across my mid to my late twenties.
These are the first twenty questions with today's answers. I can't share all my secrets on the Internet!
1)What is your mission? To make 2012 my most creative year yet and to complete a 30 mile bike tour.
2)Can people change? Yes, people can be changed from within and from without.
3)What are you reading right now? I'm in a plane of lit boredom post Millenium Trilogy.
4)The best part of today? Getting to kiss Rich when he came over tonight.
5)What was the last restaurant you went to? Nick's in Rockville Centre on Saturday night.
6)Today was tough because? Too many things I want to do in a day and never enough time for all of them.
7)You are lucky; how so or not so? Yes, I could be the luckiest girl the the world with love and friends and family.
8)What song is stuck in your head? Ho Hey by The Lumineers
9)Was today typical? No, it was so warm out it felt like Spring and I took a walk at lunch and sat in a park.
10)Write down something that inspired you today. The Current/Elliot spring 2012 lookbook, it made me want to play dress up and play in the sun
11)Today you lost___. I lost track of my list of things to do! That's what I get for not writing everything down in my planner and scribbling on tiny corners of paper.
12)What's your favorite accessory? The locket my aunt bought me when I was little (I wear it almost everyday)
13)Where do you want to travel next? Paris for my birthday and Barcelona the next weekend.
14)Are you a leader or a follower? A little of both in equal parts.
15)On a scale of 1 to 10 how was your lunch? A bit boring and cold because I didn't heat it up.
16)Do you owe someone money? Does someone owe you money? I owe money for school loans, but I don't think anyone owes me any.
17)What's the oldest thing you're wearing today? My tall black Dolce Vita boots I bought in 2008.
18)What was peaceful about today? Knowing I have a plan for the future floating to the surface.
19)List three foods you ate today. Scrambled eggs, a baked potato and a pear
20)Are you holding a grudge? No, it makes no sense to hold on to them.
It's not too late to start. You can get a 5 year journal here!


  1. Oh my gosh, I will totally be getting this journal for myself!!

  2. Okay, update - I totally JUST ordered this journal after commenting :b

  3. I think these are a lot of fun. I want to buy those monthly moleskin planners and make a list of things I have to do every day. I think it'd be helpful.

  4. LOVE the idea of a 5 year journal!

  5. I would have bought the journal just because it's pretty, but I genuinely love this idea. I think I might have to invest in one!

  6. Okay, I think I have to get one of those. What a fantastic idea. I'm an on and off journaler, but having a question to answer every day seems like it would keep me on track. And the fact that it lasts five years is so cool, it's going to be so interesting to look back on that. I'm totally ordering one of these. Also, I don't want to sound weird, but I've really been loving your blog lately. I really enjoy your outfits and writing, and I love reading about your life and stuff. You're so cool! haha. <3 

  7. Sweet Harvest MoonJanuary 25, 2012 at 5:48 AM

    What a great idea!

  8. I actually ordered this diary straight after reading your original post on it. I got it posted to my home address though and by the time it had arrived I'd left again after Christmas so trying to patiently await getting my mitts on it next time I get home! I love the idea. I love your answers too...very detailed and specific so it should make the comparisons all the more fun and interesting over the years!!

  9. Wow, I love that journal & the questions & ideas. I am a chronic journal writer, but have never had a beefy great 5 year one, I imagine that to keep one & then one day reflect on how things change in 5 years could be really interesting . . . to buy or not to buy?! Happy Hump-Day xxx

  10. That is such a great idea for a journal and a great way for self reflection!


  11. I have a VERY similar locket that my Grandparents bought me when I was 6.  I never wear it though because it's so delicate (the chain).

  12. I think this is such a good idea. Like a really focused way to see how your life changes over time. I like the question about being peaceful. It's always easy to forget that things can be calm as well as stressful I think!

  13. i've seen these books a few times before. i really want to get one now! those are some fun questions. i also love your locket and that's such a cute ring! :)

  14. That journal is such a cool idea! Maybe I'll have to get one of those some time! 

  15. Love that gingham top!  Cute blog :-)

  16. Love that gingham top!  Cute blog :-)

  17. These are so much fun. I'm currently filling in my one line a day diary. I will be 32 when I finish it, eeks! I figure these could be pretty exciting years so I can't wait to record the next 5 years. Mine is blank so there are no questions. They could be handy when I've had a pretty uninspiring day xx

  18. wow funnily enough, i bought that journal this morning!! xx


  19. Kallie !!! The photo from when me and RĂ©mi were in NY !!! Did you book your tickets yet ??


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