Music: Keep making it on a regular basis; keep releasing albums; keep joining in the occasional compilation.
Maybe make a little more promotional effort (submitting to labels etc.).
Maybe experiment with recording entire patching sessions in an attempt to do something live-friendly, and/or for the basis of an album project.
Maybe attend KnobCon.
Gear: track the money as I buy and sell stuff. I don’t have a specific budget, but I should be mindful of spending. At this point, I don’t expect to spend too much, but mostly to fund gear from sales of other gear.
My Eurorack cases are pretty full, but I plan to pick up an ER-301 and see what happens. I expect it can replace a couple of modules if not several, and possibly a pedal as well. It may lead to downsizing or just a bit of a shakeup. Also planning to pick up a 16n Faderbank and a TxB.
The main things I’m looking to add to my setup are granular processing and short delay physical modeling; I also still want to explore sequencing options a little further. I know ER-301 will handle the first, and the second to some extent (likely to handle it better in the future). The 16n will make Teletype a friendlier hands-on sequencer, among other things. I could still end up going for something like a Rene if space is available.
Health: get my blood sugar under better control (my recent eye exam found microaneurysms leaking tiny amounts of blood into my eyes that doesn’t affect anything yet and is reversible but is an early warning sign). Continue to keep anxiety in check and work on my equanimity in the face of life’s annoyances. Perhaps find a QiGong class to join because I enjoyed it before and it loosened me up a bit.
As a mental/emotional health thing, avoid getting caught up in online bickering.
House repair & maintenance: catch up and keep up with all the little stuff that needs to be fixed, and take care of the big stuff when necessary. It was more than a year ago that we replaced our living room carpet with vinyl planks but there’s one tricky area I have procrastinated about finishing; the deck likely has to be torn down and replaced sometime this year.