9/21/11

Birthmonth and Day 2


For a few years now my dad has been convinced he gets a "Birthmonth" instead of a Birthday. We always end up arguing (in a joking matter of course) that he doesn't because he also claims he gets a "Father's month" instead of day too. Well this year I was told by my mother that I get a Birthmonth :) This weekend we are going to celebrate my 23rd year alive and take a little trip. We are going to start out by going to our cabin and then making our way to Yellowstone National Park. It's been such a long time since I've been to the park. The last time I was there during the summer/fall is when I was about 3. In middle school our 8th grade class took a week trip to the park... in the middle of the winter. I wish that trip would have been done when I was more adventurous, but at the time I was not a fan of snow or being cold. I did enjoy the daily cross country skiing- which surprised me because when I have tried to do downhill skiing I usually end up hurting myself and hating skiing. I am however looking forward to this fall trip and breaking out my camera again. It's been a while and I'm not a fan of that. Now that I'm down to one job again I think it's about time I start working on that again. Hopefully the colors are changing and we see some wildlife, even if we don't I'm looking forward to spending time with my family and just taking it easy. Mountain time :)

And to continue my 31 Days Project...

DAY 2. What makes you uniquely you?
Questions like this really make me think because I am kind of in the middle of figuring out who and what I am. I am not someone that likes to examine myself, but that is something I am trying to change. I am someone that craves realism, even the "hard truth" part of realism. I am not someone that like things to be sugar coated. I am someone that is curious about what makes people act the way they do. I don't voice my opinions for the sake of argument, in fact I am someone that will only voice them if I think someone is willing to listen. I am someone that is a work in progress. Daily I am being refined by God. Daily. That means I am being changed daily. I think that is what makes this question difficult for me to answer. I am not sure what makes me unique. I am me, I do not try to be someone else. I am happy being me.



Day 1. What does beauty mean to you?
Day 2. What makes you uniquely you?
Day 3. Who is someone you know who inspires beauty?
Day 4. Style 31. Post a pic of you in your favorite outfit.
Day 5. Write a blog thanking someone who has made your heart come alive.
Day 6. Jaded beauty. Has the world's definition of beauty ever jaded you?
Day 7. Write a blog to encourage another beautiful woman.
Day 8. Have a beauty secret (e.g. hair tip, make up tip)? Share, please!
Day 9. What virtues do you value in yourself?
Day 10. What is Jesus teaching you as a wife, mom, or friend? (Or just woman in general?)
Day 11. Post a recipe. Or if you don't cook, try a new recipe and write about how it turned out (pictures please!).
Day 12. Write about what wears you out as a woman.
Day 13. Write about something you would like to change about yourself for the better.
Day 14. Style 31. Post an outfit pic!
Day 15. Write to encourage a friend. Inspire her beauty.
Day 16. Write a letter to your daughter, or a young girl in your life. Tell her what beauty means.
Day 17. Write about 3 things that make you happy.
Day 18. Describe your personality.
Day 19. Write about your favorite comfort food (we are women- we ALL have comfort food!)
Day 20. Write about your job and why you love it or hate it.
Day 21. Write a letter to your husband to encourage him (or if you are single- your future husband.)
Day 22. What are some needs that need to be met in your community? Blog about how to extend your hand to those who need you.
Day 23. What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses?
Day 24. What is Jesus teaching you presently?
Day 25. Style 31. Post a pic of your favorite comfy clothes.
Day 26. What do you hope your grandchildren will say about you someday when you are gone?
Day 27. Write a blog to encourage someone and build their confidence!
Day 28. Write about your insecurities as a woman.
Day 29. Write about "a day in the life of me." (Pics are great!)
Day 30. Who is your role model as a woman?
Day 31. Write about your dreams and goals as a beautiful woman!

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