Resolved, in 2018, I will………

1. Write a post every day (unless it interferes with my naps.)

2. Never discuss politics on my blog (unless some fool doesn’t agree with everything I believe, in which case it becomes my duty to educate them.)

3. Continue to show every courtesy toward by fellow bloggers (unless their posts make mine look dull, forcing me to secretly unfollow them until their writing eventually falls down to my level.)

4. Do my part in the ongoing fight against direful climate change by only breathing on alternate days.

5. Increase my cultural awareness by reading all the classics, and I mean every last book that Dr. Seuss has ever written!

6. Keep up both my mental health and physical health by thinking about working out every day!

 7. Finally take responsibility for training my dogs instead of the other way around. To begin, I will set an example for them by no longer jumping on and licking guests when they come in the front door.

8. Try to do more community volunteer work. In that vein, I will contact the local Dunkin’ Donuts to see if they need help in their bakery section.

9. Try to cut down on the inordinate amount of time I spend on Facebook by using it only during the times when I am not napping.

10. Keep up my tradition of never boring my loyal readers with those annoying “Top Ten” lists.


About Al

Retired from a couple of professions, trying my hand at writing about the events in our lives.
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22 Responses to Resolved, in 2018, I will………

  1. susielindau says:

    How are those resolutions coming along, Al?

  2. Al says:

    We’ll be in Barcelona this year. Come on over for a hug from both of us!

  3. I love you my Bro…may we get to hug this year in person. Virtual hugs for you and Patty till we can do that. Happy New Year. Xxx ❤

  4. Ralph says:

    Hello Al,
    I love this post, especially the sarcasm. A man after my own heart ! So I am following you. A soldier was asked why he was following a junior officer and he replied that he was doing so out of idle curiosity. The same with me and you really.
    Have a great 2018 and thanks for visiting my blog. Both Natascha and I love your comment. Ralph 🙂

    • Al says:

      Welcome to my blog, Ralph. Will be following your adventures vis a vis the wedding. So interesting what you had to got through. The red tape here in the U.S. just between states is bad enough, I can imagine what it’s like between countries!

  5. Margy says:

    Great resolutions! I like the thinking about working out part. I’m sure I could achieve that goal easily!

  6. pegoleg says:

    I like the cut of your jib. And if I ever need my jib cut, I’ll be sure to follow your example.

    Happy New Year, Al!

  7. #5 is truly admirable, especially if you even read the second Cat in the Hat book (why did he feel he had to write that??). If you’re really interested in raising cultural awareness and exploring the issues of racism, cultural identity and loss, can I recommend Mem Fox’s “Where is the Green Sheep”? You’ll never look at the world the same again.
    Happy New Year, Al! I wish you well in your 2018 endeavours.

  8. Tricia says:

    I love your humor Al. Careful with # 6, you don’t want to hurt yourself. Happy New Year! 🙂

  9. Lynn says:

    Your list made me chuckle Al😂 All the best in 2018 & in achieving your goals!

  10. Bernice Gordon no says:

    Very funny. Pitch perfect.

  11. Licking guests!! Now I realise why I spend so much time in the dog house. I hope you and yours have a truly wonderful 2018 🙂

  12. Mary says:

    Lol…Admirable goals.

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