Ah, the new year. Time for reflection, refreshing and restart. Take a half step back and a full step forward. If you subscribe to an Asian mindset toward the new year, you can celebrate twice – first for the solar calendar and then again for the lunar calendar. (February 10, 2013 will launch the Year of the Snake.) That means you can take your time to set goals and meet them!
I’ve been cleaning my office and making sure that I square away past commitments and have new ones in check on my schedule. Last year was crazy with the book launch, travel and events. I hope to mostly stay close to home this year, especially because I have the book manuscript to work on.
Additionally, I’ve committed to teaching a number of local cooking classes. They are all hands-on classes and geared for lots of learning and fun.
It used to be that I had to travel faraway to teach engaging, intensive classes but this won’t be the case in 2013. Thus far, the class schedule includes: