Looking Back on the “Teens”… and Forward to the “Twenties”

As we move into the Year of Perfect Vision, allow me to take a look at both the Year That Was and the Decade of the Teens. Before I begin, I want to mention that a recent post I saw on Facebook had the user criticizing people thinking the current decade as ending at midnight tomorrow night.  She stated that the “decade does not end … Continue reading Looking Back on the “Teens”… and Forward to the “Twenties”

I’m Still Here!

Yes, I’m still in Phuket, Thailand. Still teaching English. Still collecting stamps and postcards. Still reading as much as I have time for. Still healthy. Still single. It my be a new year, but life continues at the same relaxing and stress-free pace that keeps me rooted in the “Land of Smiles.”

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New Year’s Resolutions for 2014

Postcards2CardsNewYearsResolution1915In 2013, I didn’t make any New Year’s resolutions at all and that worked out fairly well.  You keep them when they aren’t there to begin with!  But with the dawning of 2014, the Year of the Horse, I find myself with a number of things I would like to improve upon in my life. Last year, I dedicated myself to helping others even more than I had before but feel I can do much more.

Of course, with any promises one makes to oneself it is virtually impossible to maintain such resolutions over any length of time.  I’m actually surprised that I couldn’t find an specific Android app for tracking New Year’s resolutions.  I’ve decided that the best way to keep my goals is to let others know about them.  The more people who know what I’m trying to do, the less likely I am to give up (I hope!).  And, hopefully, they will offer support when I start to drift away from the resolution.

I’m only making two New Year’s Resolutions for 2014: Continue reading “New Year’s Resolutions for 2014”