Susan Plans

LIFE PLAN #1

  1. Complete Bachelor of Arts Education in December 2018.
  2. Complete 3-month Nail Tech course from January – March 2019.
  3. Move back to Toronto in Spring of 2019.
  4. Live with the adventurous blind lady in Leslieville.
  5. Get two or three jobs.
    • Make money.
  6. Get involved with Liberty Grace Church.
    • Go to small groups on Tuesday.
    • Join worship team (again).
  7. Befriend strippers.
    • Do strippers’ nails.
    • Pray with strippers.
  8. Write play.
    • Produce somewhere.
    • Become famous.
    • Have a mental breakdown and shave head.
    • Write about it after.
  9. Get cat(s).
  10. Become a foster mom.

LIFE PLAN #2

  1. Complete Bachelor of Arts Education degree in December 2018.
  2. Complete 3-month Nail Tech course from January-March 2019.
  3. Live in Regina.
  4. Become a sub for Regina Public Schools.
  5. Do nails.
  6. Join worship team at church.
  7. Befriend masseuses at massage parlours.
    • Do masseuses’ nails.
    • Pray with masseuses’.
  8. Become a foster mom. 
  9. Write play.
    • Produce somewhere.
    • Never worry about becoming famous because Regina is too small.
    • [But still] Have mental breakdown and shave head [during rehearsal process].
  10. Audition in Spring 2019.
  11. Get Equity card.
  12. Make friends.
  13. Get cat(s).

LIFE PLAN #3

  1. Complete Bachelor of Arts Education degree in December 2018.
    • Lesson plan for next week.
    • Recycle lesson plan.
    • Build a more compassionate teaching practice.
    • Scratch plan.
    • Adapt to kids needs.
    • Be gentle.
    • Do yoga with kids.
  2. Join writers’ group.
    • Fall in love with Grizzly.
    • [Attempt to] Fall out of love with Grizzly.
  3. Take a leave of absence from writers’ group.
  4. Take a leave of absence from social media.
  5. Assess Screen Time on your iPhone.
    • 3 hours max per day.
  6. Clean room.
  7. Walk to Superstore and liquor store.
  8. Have bath.
    • Drink rum.
    • Sing to Patti Griffin and Mariah Carey.
    • Exfoliate.
    • Repeat.
  9. Watch “Atypical” with Bella.
  10. Compare boy troubles with Bella.
  11. Eat Mexican Chili chips.
  12. Join Tinder.
  13. Troll boys on Tinder.
  14. Delete Tinder.
  15. Become a lesbian.
  16. Fall asleep.
  17. Wake up.
  18. Plan for church.
  19. Fall asleep (again).
  20. Sleep through church.
  21. Pray for help to focus.
  22. Pet Bella’s cats.
  23. Do dishes.
  24. [Remember to] Read Flannery O’Connor.
  25. Write something. Anything.
  26. Develop Life Plan.
  27. Make and drink coffee.
  28. Re-write Life Plan.
  29. Write many Life Plans.
  30. Pray again.
  31. Get ready to go to cousin’s house for Thanksgiving.
  32. Drive with Dad to Lemberg.
  33. Come home.
  34. Read Flannery O’Connor.
  35. Go to sleep at a decent hour.
  36. [Dream about] Becoming a foster mom.

LIFE PLAN #4

  1. Complete Bachelor of Arts Education degree in December 2018.
  2. Fall in love.
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