Well, it’s that time, folks, when we promise to do this, that and the other, and end up doing nothing. Well, I don't break promises, because I don't make resolutions anymore. Haven’t done so in years.
When I was much younger, I started off each New Year with a list of things I planned to do, and then spent the next twelve months not doing them. I had good intentions, and my initial efforts were admirable, but as more and more time went by, I couldn’t be bothered.
Now, I just promise to try. I don’t promise to do something, only try to do it. And if by trying it becomes a permanent habit, all the better. And if I quit along the way, or never even start, no problem. Win-win. Lazy, sure. But much easier on the conscience.
What’s the ‘try’ forecast for 2014? Well, I’m going to try to get involved more. Maybe do some volunteer work. Or join some group. Or take a class. Take my photography to new levels. More road trips. Discover new places. Live. With enthusiasm. That’s the word of the year ‘enthusiasm’. It’s a good word. A good way to live each day.
So no more ‘New Year, New Me’ crap for this girl. Just a whole lotta ‘try this or that’. With enthusiasm. And ‘see where I end up’!
Do you make resolutions?