Well, it's a New Year and you know what that means...
New Year's Resolutions!
Yeah, yeah, I know. Most well-intentioned resolutions last about as long as celebrity rehab, but still. Hope springs eternal and all that jazz. So, as a cockeyed optimist, here is my list for 2008. If things go well I'll keep you all updated. If you don't hear another word about any of these things, well...there's always next year.
#1. Be a better me. Get healthy. Lose weight. Remember to take my vitamins and put on moisturizer every day. Take a little more care with my appearance so I don't look like ass half the time. (Three quarters?) Try to not leave the house in my pajamas. Grapple with the fine art of moderation. Laugh more and worry less. Live in the moment. Enjoy every day. Or at least most of them.
#2. Step out of my comfort zone with my writing. I'm not entirely sure what I mean by this, so I suppose the first step is to figure that out. But I do know that somehow in the last year I've gained some confidence in my writing. Now I just have to see where it goes - if anywhere. Starting this blog was a huge step out of my comfort zone. Now I'm going to push the envelope. Somehow.
#3. Landscape my yard. Not the whole damn double lot, but at least start the front. Expect lots of cussing and crying, because I don't know what the heck I'm doing. But I'm going to learn, and I'm going to do as much of it myself as I can. I can't afford to pay someone to do it and it isn't something the FG has the slightest interest in, so that leaves...moi. All advice gratefully received. If you have a curse filter on your computer, install it now. You'll need it.
What are your resolutions for 2008?