I think NY’s resolutions are dumb. I have quit bad habits and started good ones before many times. Never being on the back of the first of the year, they just come when they come. But I figured I should write some just to feel festive. Two Thousand and Ten, you look purty.
7. Throw out some of my old high school clothes.
Fact: I spent all of my hard earned minimum wages in high school on clothing. Fact: I probably dressed fairly trendy for a kid in the nineties. Fact: I cannot grow for some reason, so I still fit into all those clothes. If I dressed in these nowadays, it would probably be akin to someone in 1999 sporting a great pair of acid wash jeans and belly football jersey. Bottom line, I need to toss the pleather Airwalks and massive amount of Delia*s cataloug clothing that I never, ever wear.
6. Take an ‘electronic’ break.
I spent a week in the sticks last summer. I had no internet, cell service, or even regular old dial phone. I didn’t actually think about it much as I was busy chasing chickens and the like. But now, I am always with the iphone which allows me twitter, facebook, texts, AIM, skype, and once in awhile I make a real phone call. If it’s here, I am going to use it. But maybe I’ll make it so it cannot be here for a week or so once again.
5. Stop drinking soda.
I stopped a few years ago. I developed a taste for bubbles once again. I never thought soda was the devil and I still indulged now and then. But my sometimes 2 cans a day now, is kinda gross. This morning I woke up at 4:30, and being as the coffee was taking too long I cracked open a can of cherry coke. I got heartburn for breakfast.
4. Get a job that does not hurt my back.
Would be easier if I bothered to finish my last year of college…
3. Fly in a plane
Up until I was 24, I could fly anywhere without thinking about it…at all. Nothing about it bothered me. Then I took a flight without Max, and I basically lost it. I kind of wish I had a video of myself on that flight (which was one of those where even the flight attendants freaked a bit). I was quite literally the worst passenger on the plane at that moment. After that I flew a half a dozen more times, but I was a wreck the entire time. So I just decided to quit flying. That was four years ago. I’m determined to get over that.
2. Do Something with thepilver.com
It’s nothing. It has been nothing other than a placeholder or a link to this blog since I bought it almost four years ago.
1. Listen to Top 40 radio
For the past five years maybe, I’ve read the articles telling me the top however-many-songs from the previous year. I usually recognize one or two. It’s not that I don’t listening to popular music that bothers me, it’s that I never hear new music. I need to fix that.