Tag Archives: New Year’s resolution

On making myself a smaller target for illness

I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions. I like the idea of being reflective, and giving serious thought as to how one might be able to do better in the year ahead, but, as a rule, I think they’re counterproductive, as they’re rarely kept, and just leave people feeling like shit. Perhaps more […]

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The first annual YPSI NOW Unconference will be this Saturday

Last night, while Linette and the kids were out with friends, celebrating the coming of the new year, I was home in bed, recovering from a stomach bug. It was a relatively uneventful evening. I watched Arrival (which I’d been saving for a special occasion), listened to some pre-WWII jazz (as I like to do every […]

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New Year’s resolution… “Wake Up and Fight”

I’m not much of one for New Year’s resolutions, but I really like number 33 on this list compiled by Woody Guthrie in 1942… “Wake Up and Fight.” There are a lot of great ideas on the list, but that’s the one that really resonates with me… to the point that I’m almost inclined to […]

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New Year’s Resolution

I’m not much of one for New Year’s resolutions, as they more often than not don’t bear fruit, but I decided tonight that, before the end of 2011, I’d write and direct a short, 15-minute film. That’s all I’m willing to share at this point. Stay tuned for details, and opportunities to read for parts.

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