Things have gotten REAL since my last take on ye olde bullet journal. Not that this summer wasn't totally filled with adventures and expansions, but now there's school and more working and still feeding the people and cleaning the shelter.
Plus, there's this whole blog thing.
I needed to change up my weekly spread because
- I wasn't using my cute and motivational sidebars
- my to-list is more of a weekly thing, than a daily thing (with urgent things getting done first, of course) and is ever growing
- I have several facets of my life that I wanted all boiled down on one page (with notes and business at length referenced elsewhere).
Here was version 1.1 of the last spread:
Notice how the cleaning section is gone? Yeeeeeeah. That didn't work out great. Not that my house is a mess, but having a cleaning schedule with simple chores relegated to certain days makes it easier to tell my children what to clean.
Okay, fine. Sometimes I do it, too.
This is what I'm working with now:
It's OS 2.0.
With the all-inclusive checklists and chores and things to do:
Problem: I've been so happy with the whole bullet journal thing that when I ran out of my fav Kraft Squared Large Moleskine Journal, I got all cocky and "upgraded" to a Large Moleskine Notebook. Which are two TOTALLY DIFFERENT THINGS. I even bought a cute little cover.
Problem continued: while it's kind of a pain in the ass to transfer some collection pages from planner to planner, I feel like I'm outgrowing the half-sheet size of the "large".
More problems: y'all, I think I need to upgrade to the Extra Large Moleskine. I hate feeling like I'm squashing things in when I'm writing and that's what it feels like. I, like the Dixie Chicks, like wide, open spaces. But then [careful: whining follows] where do I put it? I mean, obviously, I'll need to get a new bag or carry around my backpack like I'm still 20 but who am I kidding, I'll need to break out my bigger bag pretty soon anyways because diapers and
Well. Let's just stop right there.
Look! There's Sam Rockwell dancing!
One year ago: The Garden of Good (and Barely Any Evil) : 2013 Part 3, in which I take a stab at things.