Posted by Walter
This time just about every year, I think about all the things I
should have done, wanted to do, wish I had the time to do and
totally intend to do in the New Year. After four and a half
decades, I now realize that I'm full of beans!
Here is my top "2010 Bean Free List" of New Year's
1. Still trying to lose the same 10 pounds from 2007, 2008 and
2. Still working on working out. Trying to pick up where I
left off in 2006.
3. Still working on being more organized. This is a
perennial place holder on my list. Too bad I still can't find
a place to store all the STUFF that should be thrown away!
4. Spend more quality time with my wife. Mission accomplished
quite often in 2009, now trying for a together and fit activity!
Please refer to # 1, 2 and 3 on this list.
5. Spend more quality time with my children. With five
kids, this is a never ending, but rewarding challenge. In a few
years, the tables may be turned.
What's the result? After all these years of making New Year's
resolutions, I am now resolved to the fact that I learn more from
my failures and total lack of commitment, because my New Year's
resolution successes are few and far between. Come about
Valentine's Day, my NYR's are but a distant memory.
Each year there are a precious few items on my previous year's
list that I can look at with some personal sense of
partial-feel-good accomplishment. And that's why I bother to
keep making my NYR list, year after year.
What's on your 2010 NYR list? Please share, with or without
the beans. Happy 2010!
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