I’d like to get in the practice of writing again. Consider this your notice. And that TR quote in the previous entry, that’s my guide, a drill sergeant of sorts, to help accomplish the goals below in the new year.
“Get action. Do things; be sane; don’t fritter away your time; create, act, take a place wherever you are and be somebody; get action.”
— Theodore Roosevelt
Move Away from Client-Based Work
It’s not all bad. Some of it I enjoy, but then there’s the other kind; the kind that keeps a person on his ass in front of a computer screen, away from all these other things.
Eating, running, lifting — whatever it takes. I joined a flag football team last fall and never felt so rickety. I’m 29.
Spend More Time with Family / Outdoors
Fishing. Hunting. Camping. Hiking. Even throwing a football. Movies. Live music. It don’t matter what it is, I just want more of it.
Playing the same three chords over and over and over and over for the past four years has gone stale.
Write a Song
It doesn’t have to be good, just good enough.
Take a Stab At Knife Making
After reading a lot about the process online, I pulled the metaphorical trigger and ordered a couple of books to get started.
Read At Least One Book a Month
I’d aim higher, but the rest of this list won’t do itself.
Okay, too high. Let’s make this one a two to three year goal.