Wednesday, January 3, 2018

You Say You Want a New Year's Resolution...

Well, too damn bad. I'm done with "resolutions". I'm great at making resolutions, I just suck at keeping them. So this year, I'm doing something different. I'm making a list.

I'm calling it a "bucket list" but it's not the kind you make when you are thinking of the end of your life. I'm thinking about the how I want 2018 to end.

My list isn't going to be grandiose. It won't be life changing. It will be small. I can add to it anytime I want. It will be positive. It won't put me on any hit lists. Most importantly, it will be easy to do.

Once I put something on this list, it won't go away. It will still be there until I can check it off. Kind of like a grocery list. And like a grocery list, it's not going to be long. I'll add things that I think of that will be necessary to making 2018 a bit better than 2017. But that's it. Unlike a grocery list, you will never ever find the word "kale" on it.

If you're looking for amazing goals like "running a marathon", then you better move on. This will be the most boring bucket list in the history of bucket lists.
Here we go:
  • Clean the kitchen.
  • Clean the dining room table.
  • Clean my desk.
  • Finish reading "Warlock Holmes" by GS Denning
  • Send my resume to local, neighborhood Catholic Schools, whether they want it or not.
And one more that I can easily put a check mark next to as "done":
  • Go to accupuncturist more than 2 days a week to help heal this latest round of Trigeminal Neuralgia! ✔
So there ya go. It's my New Year's To Do List. The neat thing is, I got a whole year to put check marks next to stuff. The un-neat thing: I'm probably going to have to add stuff like, "buy new litter boxes and some of that SLIDE cat litter" or, "My horoscope says the best time to buy a pant suit will be this month. Time to go to the mall!" and other boring stuff like that. Still, easier than making resolutions!

3 comments:

Dr.BDH said...

I have a kitchen, dining table and desk. Can you add cleaning them to your list?

heydave said...

Baby steps!

Debbi said...

I don't believe in New Year's resolutions either. :)

So, here's my list:

1. I resolve to never make New Year's resolutions.

The End! :)