Y2K+1 = New Year's Resolutions for 2001
A laser beams across Red Square towards the Kremlin
wall during New Years celebrations in Moscow, Russia Monday, Jan.
Geib's 2001 New Year's Resolutions!
It is a new century, but it is the same ol'
Rich Geib! What should I do? Where to go? How to live?
We human beings are ideally rational creatures
who can influence our fortunes by planning and then building our
futures. Unfortunately, it seems in the maelstrom of wrestling
with the challenges of life often we tend to drift and lose sight
of the bigger picture -- and I am no exception! Consequently, I
take New Year's Resolutions somewhat seriously as a means towards
taking a good look at myself, deciding where I want to go, and
figuring out what needs to happen to get there. Hence this business
of making lists of resolutions -- which I have done every New Year's
Day for some ten years now -- and forcing myself to spell everything
out and to be kept accountable by making them public.
"The difference between a successful
person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of
knowledge, but rather a lack of will."
"Progress involves risk. You can't steal
second base and keep your foot on first base."
YEAR OF 2001
- Keep proving yourself in new job.
Make a home for yourself and build something truly
Consequences of not achieving resolution: Failure
to build awesome curriculum...
- Read each book in the Aubrey/Maturin nineteenth-century seafaring
sequence by Patrick O'Brian progressively, one per every six months.
You have resisted reading these books for years, despite
rave notices from your father. After O'Brian's recent death,
however, you have read so many glowing critiques of these books
by so many diverse commentators that you are ready to give them
Consequences of not achieving resolution: Understanding
unenriched by greatly enriching literature.
- blah .
Consequences of not achieving resolution: blah.
PAST YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS:
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