Milestone: snowboarding

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

I went snowboarding on Saturday, for the first time in probably three years. It took a lot of initiative and determination to set the goal, and then follow through and not let setbacks get in the way. It took planning, sticking to my guns, and dealing with rescheduling. I had many other things that competed for my time that day and in the days leading up to it.

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Snapshot of my best self

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

On this fine day, I find myself rather introspective. I thought I would do an exercise in thought. What follows is a snapshot of my best self, the person I am in embryo but hope to become full-time. The rules are that you must start each statement with “I am” or something equivalent, and the statements must be positive – they are goals, after all. It can be an evolving snapshot – you can come back and change it later, adding, modifying or subtracting as your life needs and goals change.

I encourage you to try it out yourself, and link to your own snapshot in the comments – I’d love to hear what you come up with. Ok, without further ado, here it is:

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