Generally, I am not much of a list maker or a scheduler. I usually have a rough idea of what I want to happen, but it is never put pen to paper. I am easily distracted, and sometimes, the time just gets away from me, or my energy gives out, or the lure of doing nothing overcomes me.
But not this weekend. I wanted to keep my resolve to get outside
Some families seem to have figured it out, the whole living life out of doors thing. I admire
Friday afternoon was spent at the beach that feels a little like an extension of our backyard. Saturday we spent time wandering my sister's farm before a birthday party that impressively featured lots of great outdoor fun for kids, no small feat when it comes to January in Maryland. Sunday we snuck in an evening marsh walk after the rain cleared.
The beauty of this resolution is that it gets easier as the year marches forward. Come spring, we end up outside without much thought or effort, but for now, I'll do my best to schedule it in, to make the effort to be one of those families.