New Year's goal 2016
My sister and I were
discussing New Year's resolutions the other day. Unlike most people, I
like to think of them as goals rather than resolutions and I prefer to
immediately set up action steps to make them a reality. Still, the start
of a new calendar year does seem like a good time to mull over the
In 2014 and 2015, my goal
was to take one work day off per month just for fun. No, it doesn't
count if I'm going to the dentist or planning Thanksgiving. There might
be fun involved in both those activities, but neither one works to
counter my workaholic tendencies. Instead, the free day has to be
devoted to exploring a park or just swallowing a good book --- pure
unvarnished pleasure with no obligatory springs attached. I failed at
this goal in 2014, but did so well this year that I was no longer
sliding my free day off into the very end of the month just to say I did
Having achieved my goal
at last, I'm now ready to move on to a new resolution. So in 2016 my
goal is to add another just-for-fun day per month, but this one will be
devoted to long hikes like the one I enjoyed this fall. Now I'm off to
research medium-distance trails within easy driving distance and plan
out next year's fun!
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