New Years – Resolutions

We are now 9 days into the New Year, and I’m already behind on this post. My wife and I have always viewed New Year resolutions, more as general goals to pursue, rather than clear, concrete objectives.

This year, I thought I’d start writing yet again, as this blog served a useful outlet for thoughts on politics that are longer and more technical than anything I want to put on other platforms.  Despite the age of the medium, the blog still fits a valuable role. Given the fascinating year of elections, leadership races, and general political mayhem, it seems as though this would be a great year to re-start writing. Besides, we need a fair and balanced alternative to fellows like Daveberta (a great blog if you haven’t come across it).

That being said, I thought it best to make a list of resolutions public, to ensure that extra bit of accountability over the next 12 months. Below are my goals for the 2016 – and this post offers a useful first step on the first.

  • 30 (6) blog posts – including this one
  • 30 (19) books read
  • 3 (2) new projects (non political)
  • 3 (2) new projects (political)
  • 300 (182) words of french.

I’m hopeful on most, and confident on some. Despite the general malaise in Alberta, I’m optimistic about the New Year. Time to create a great year.

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