Wondering Wanderer

Week Notes Vol 191

January 01, 2023

2022 in a nutshell:

  • 0 side hustles (the first year since 2008)
  • 1 new puppy and 1 new job
  • 2 new countries visited (France and Belgium)
  • 3 long term goals accomplished - backpacking Mt Hood, attending Grace Hopper and learning punch needle
  • 4 teams managed at work (Content Platform, Experience Management Platform, Analytics & Experimentation Platform, Alpine Front End Platform)
  • 5 - total number of teams I supported in 2022
  • 7 miles - aveage hike length in 2022
  • 37 hikes towards my 52 hike challenge
  • 55 books read

Aspirational list for 2023 (it’s long but not unreasonable):

  • increase my saving and investment rate by minimum of 5%
  • get that promotion at work
  • study for WA state real estate license
  • be more mindful about eating out and plan dinners in advance
  • explore a new continent
  • read 42 books
  • finish 52 hikes
  • complete another multi-day backpacking trip (find a good 2 person tent first)
  • plan a solo trip
  • roat trip to visit Oregon hot springs
  • check one or two new national parks off my list
  • paddle on Lake Louise
  • go on more outdoor adventures with J

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Katrin Valdre

Written by Katrin Valdre who has a permanent address in Portland, OR but does not believe in one physical location. You should follow her on Twitter