2011 Resolution #12.

In my “Resolutions for 2011,” #12 was “I shall make a 12th resolution before June 30th, 2011.” I now have it, though it’s essentially a repeat of last year’s final resolution. Today marks nine years that the ‘Rolla… Read More

2011 Resolution #11.

In my “Resolutions for 2011,” #11 was “I shall make a 11th resolution before April 30th, 2011.” I now have one (aside from changing “before” to “by” next time around, since that’s what I intended). In a recent… Read More

2011 Resolution #10.

In my “Resolutions for 2011,” #10 was “I shall make a 10th resolution before February 28th, 2011.” I now have one. When I collect a gaggle of essays from my students, I usually grade them over the ensuing… Read More

Resolutions for 2011.

Happy New Year! It just occurred to me that this is the first time since 1999 that the year won’t have at least two zeros in it. Anyhow, it’s resolution time. Let’s see how my resolutions from all… Read More

2010 Resolution #12.

In my “Resolutions for 2010,” #12 was “I shall make a 12th resolution before June 30th, 2010.” I now have it. I just got back from a nice little extended weekend, spent visiting the Hmnahmna Family, the Mole… Read More

2010 Resolution #10.

In my “Resolutions for 2010,” #10 was “I shall make a 10th resolution before February 28th, 2010.” I now have one. It will require effort. It will require planning.  It will require, as all good resolutions should (which… Read More

Resolutions for 2010.

Happy New Year, and here’s to the Twenty-Tens! (This reminds me: I have to post a transcript of an argument over whether this year constitutes the start of a new decade.) Time to renew some old resolutions, new… Read More

2009 Resolution #12.

In my “Resolutions for 2009,” #12 was “I shall make a real twelfth resolution before May 30th, 2009, and shall keep at least nine of these resolutions (inclusive).” Well, I finally have one, though it won’t take a… Read More

Resolutions for 2009.

Happy New Year! Time once again for new resolutions and renewed resolve. I kept 8 of my 12 resolutions from aught-seven, let’s see how I did in aught-eight: 1. I shall drink more water and milk, and less soda,… Read More

My real twelfth resolution.

In my “Resolutions for 2008,” #12 was “I shall make a real twelfth resolution before June 30th.” I finally have a good one, which, if I remember correctly, I first heard from a co-worker. I have a habit… Read More

Resolutions for 2008.

Time for new resolutions and renewed resolve. First, let’s review last year’s resolutions: 1. “I shall drink more water and milk, and less soda, pop, and sweet tea.” Kept, though I this year I should probably strive for… Read More

Resolutions for 2007.

First let’s review last year’s resolutions: 1. “I shall procrastinate less.” Kept, believe it or not. 2. “I shall be a better friend to my friends, and better enemy to my enemies.” I’ll have to ask my friends. My enemies… Read More