Mid-February probably seems like an odd time to make a post about goals for the year. Maybe you think I should put “stop procrastinating” on my Not-Quite-New Year’s resolution list. Well, I’m not going to do that. Here’s why: no list of resolutions! Yea!
I have many, many notebooks (journals, sketchbooks, diaries, scraps of paper, napkins from restaurants, etc.) from over many, many years, that I can’t throw away, somehow. Every couple of years, I come across a list, dated “Sept ‘97” or something, on which I’ve detailed my goals for the next year (or five years, or life, or no time-frame at all). They always mention losing weight, getting organized and writing more. It has become obvious to me that I’ve been doing this wrong, since it seems I go backwards on all of these things every time I write them down.
This year, I’ve decided to set three smallish…
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