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Saturday, January 1, 2011

Happy New Year!!

New Year equals resolutions - a basic, well known equation.

Resolutions tend to go out the window around the same time the foresty fresh scent has left the building along with the needle-less tree. You will be stepping on those little snarky dried up needles for weeks, months to come - every time you grab your foot and hop around you'll have a quick little jab of guilt about those forgotten resolutions.

This year my resolution is simple - No more resolutions. Instead, I will try to look at my failure to comply in a more positive light.

No more feeling guilty for not exercising more or not keeping my house in perfect order. I will view the hopping around with the dried up needle in my foot as my exercise for the day. Also as having done the vacuuming for the day - and BONUS! Doing the vacuuming without benefit of electricity thereby also saving energy. It could almost be called The Trifecta of Resolution Resolution!!!

Jeez! I feel kind of giddy, tingly even. 6 and 1/2 hours into the brand new year and I already have this whole resolution thing under control.....oh, wait, that tingly feeling is the hole in my foot where the pine needle jabbed me. Well, I guess I better go find a band aid, that is, if I can remember where I put them . . .

5 comments:

  1. you make me laugh! i'm with you......NO resolutions. i'm just happy to be me and enjoy where i am at any given moment. i'm looking forward to our year together! happy new year!

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  2. Amen! No resolutions!! Blessed New Year!!!

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  3. Hi Verna, thankyou so much, my prize print arrived the other day, its lovely, I am going to frame it :)
    Have a wonderful NewYear !
    Hugs Karen x

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  4. I TOTALLY agree with the no resolutions policy! I have also decided to stop feeling guilty about stupid stuff, and am going to enjoy more of the good things that are happening every day around me, if only I take the time to notice them! Thanks for making me laugh!

    kathy.bruner@hotmail.com

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  5. I agree too! But, I did make some goals yesterday - purely coincidental that is at the start of a new year. I just really need to get out of a rut. Sometimes the things going on around me, maybe something my kids are going through or a friend is dealing with, kind of wake me up out of a spell of apathy. I need to be more on my game, especially to show my kids how this life thing can be done and dealt with. Other than that, I am all over your guilt free ideas too! You go girl! I'm right behind ya!
    marsha

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