One big hope for 2021

I don’t like to brag. My philosophy is “Those who are, don’t have to tell you.”

It’s why my least-favorite question in any job interview is “What is your greatest weakness?” It’s hard enough for me to say how awesome I am without then having to say how I suck, even though I know the point is to talk about how I’m trying to overcome it.

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The week gone by — Jan. 5

We left the Christmas lights up ’til January, but they’re down now. So are the cards and the tree.

If the holiday season wasn’t already over — since I don’t wait for Epiphany — not only did my friend Bob’s family holiday note arrive telling the tales of their madcap adventures from the previous year, but I finished the last of the egg nog.

See you next November.

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Thoughts and a wish for 2020

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I don’t like making promises that I don’t know I’ll keep, even if the promise is just to myself.

Sure there are things I want to do. I’ve gained back some of the weight I’ve lost, not a lot, but I’d like to put a stop to that.

I need to better at enjoying life in the moment, and make sure I read more books.

I just don’t like looking at my life on Jan. 1 and saying, “OK, now I have to do all these things” where it’s some kind of failure if I don’t.

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