JoAnne, who failed to look at a calendar and celebrated Father’s Day one whole week EARLY. She is here by awarded the Club Organized Freedom Award! Here’s her story in her own words.
If we’d just look at a calendar every day as part of our morning routine, we’d always celebrate events when they’re supposed to happen. Of course there is something very dramatic and fun in rushing around, thinking we’re under the gun only to find out the gun is a week away! Truth is, we SHEs are addicted to adrenalin, and an episode like this gives us our fix!
I think JoAnne and her daughter are onto something very big! We could decide to celebrate every event (except Christmas) one week early. We know we’ll be racing around to meet the hour deadline, but we’ll have bought a whole week of time and so what if we don’t quite meet the hour deadline!
Could there be other ways to get that fix?
Perhaps a good adventure movie or some carnival rides would give us a hit.
How do we get our little sidetracked selves to look at a calendar every morning? Do you have any ideas that work for you? I have my calendar out on my desk. It’s the last thing I look at when I leave my office at night and the first thing I see in the morning. Flylady has her calendar on the wall in her bathroom where she writes down her weight every day.
If you’re like JoAnne, always celebrating on the wrong day, think of a way to get your calendar out in the open in a place you go every day.
I wrote this before Father's Day, but I was thinking it’d be a good essay for helping us remember the Fourth (which is only 10 days away). Don't make that potato salad yet, but you could start getting your red, white and blue decorations out today. The 4th of July is always about freedom! I’m so grateful to be an American and live in a free country! JoAnne took freedom from being late to a new level. We need to celebrate this woman and her daughter’s desire to celebrate early! Congratulations girls!
If you want to be in Club Organized, be sure to take the entrance exam. Answer “yes” to five scenarios and you’re in! http://blog.makeitfunanditwillgetdone.com/can-you-pass-this-test-not-if-youre-a-bo Speaking of free, it’s free to belong. There are no dues, no meetings, just a sisterhood of slobs (slob stands for Spontaneous, Lighthearted, Optimistic and Beloved) who come together in spirit for insight, friendship and freedom from clutter and chaos.