by Grace aka costofcollege
Let’s reflect on 2015. During this past year we had births, deaths, and other important life events here among Totebaggers. Many of the less momentous topics of discussion — parenting, meal planning, careers, personal finances, etc. — led to lively discussions and improved understanding for many of us.
Totebag posts that received the most page views in 2015:
- Hot political issues
- Totebaggy values
- Open thread
- Secret shame
- Supersmart kids
- On the fundamental inequality of the sexes
- Lean in?
- The unbearable hellishness of customer support
- The Frugalwoods
- Monday open thread & The GOP’s future? (tie)
2015’s highs and lows, ups and downs, hits and misses. And looking ahead to 2016.
I’m not sure what the highlights of 2015 were for me, but I’m thankful I escaped death and serious illness among close family members. After some challenging times, both my kids had a good year with important accomplishments. I reconnected with extended family members. We bought a new car that has improved the convenience and comfort of our daily lives. I continued to be disappointed in my eternal quest to significantly improve my personal productivity, but I did find that the simple trick of prioritizing with razor-sharp focus on just 3-4 tasks a day has made a difference. And I look forward to an important family wedding this coming spring.
Was it a good year for you? Or are you mainly relieved you survived 2015? Did you get a promotion? Or were you stagnant or downsized at work? What new gadgets or habits helped make your life easier? Did you improve your finances, or find yourself spending more than intended? Did you find any particular Totebag advice that helped or did not help? What was most memorable about 2015? What are you looking forward to in 2016? Any New Year’s resolutions?