resolutions

I’ve written about goals and resolutions before.  In general, I’m thoughtfully skeptical about becoming too tied to a goal or resolution-  because things change, and goals need to always be changing too.  I’ve made & kept plenty of goals that weren’t particularly beneficial to me in the long run. this year, I chose to deal…

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new year & new sign

new year. new resolution:  stop worrying. (ha) new sign (thanks Young!) new camera.  wow.  love it. (I’ll try not to go overboard on the tilt-shift mode…but as an aside, point & shoot cameras have made serious strides since I last bought one 5 years ago…) the process of acquiring a sign permit-  which I did,…

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change

I saw some paintings yesterday by a woman on etsy.  I don’t know the artist, or anything about her, but the images struck me as exemplifying creative freedom.  and it struck me in a sharpish way, enough so I felt as though I don’t have that sort of freedom. and I know why I don’t…

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2010

I’m not making resolutions this year. because every year, I make some, and keep almost none of them. I think the only one I kept last year was to take a vacation.  and start a conversation group for German speakers ( I did get very conversational over the year, though not fluent.  and my accent…

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resolutions

I make resolutions every year and forget them fairly promptly.  additionally, they tend to be pretty easy. this year is probably no exception, though I’ve increased the quantity from 2008…the biggest challenge is that the most important resolutions are difficult to measure. 2009: 1. run 26 miles I’m not actually interested in running in a…

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thoughts from dec 25 2008

Recently started reading Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson.  Stephenson is one of my favorite authors of all time, and I’m not sure how I didn’t get around to picking up this book till now (probably because I believe in judging a book by its cover, and this one is now heavily in paperback edition with an…

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