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The Year in Review

This post can take many forms.  I may talk about the world view in review but the original intent is to review the aspirations I have set for myself for this year that is soon coming to a close. There were a lot of areas that I wanted to improve on for 2008.  There were… Continue reading The Year in Review

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Aspirations versus Resolutions

I have always said, in recent years, that I do not make new year’s resolutions. I set in writing my aspirations for the new year. People sort of laugh and say what’s the difference? The dictionary says: as·pi·ra·tion –noun 1. strong desire, longing, or aim; ambition 2. a goal or objective desired res·o·lu·tion –noun 1.… Continue reading Aspirations versus Resolutions

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 So what is it about a new year that makes people want to set resolutions? Does the average resolution setter realize there is more to reaching a goal than just setting a resolution? What are the steps necessary to reach that resolution? Okay – say that the resolution is to lose weight in the new… Continue reading Resolutions

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Aspirations 2007

 I know, why aspirations? I have always thought goals were those little steps you take to reach a loftier, higher aim. Therefore, and based on Sarah Ban Breathnach’s Simple Abundance, I have aspirations for the new year. I realize I have already missed a good portion of the year. I have spent some time going… Continue reading Aspirations 2007

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Reviewing 2006

 I admit I am a bit behind. In 2006, I had reviewed the previous year and managed to set new aspirations (similar to goals but loftier in my mind) by January 2. This year it is 19 days later and I am just reviewing. Aspirations for 2006 Submit art and get published. To this end,… Continue reading Reviewing 2006