Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Category: Goal Progress

  • Resolutions 2015

    One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: ‘To rise above little things’. ― John Burroughs Read 52 books. Yeah, I know. In 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014, I read more than this same exact amount. I like the number because it is a book a week. Read 50% by female authors. After reading…

  • Resolution Progress 2014: End

    This year was a mixed bag. Sorry for the lack of updates. Read 52 books. Today, at the end of the year, I should be at 52 books read. I reached that point back on October 12th. (A few days earlier than last year.) My total for the year is 74. (142%) SUCCEEDED. 30 need to be…

  • Resolutions 2014

    Good resolutions are useless attempts to interfere with scientific laws. Their origin is pure vanity. Their result is absolutely nil. — Lord Henry in The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde Read 52 books. Yeah, I know. In 2011, 2012, and 2013, I read more than this. I like the number because it is a book a…

  • Resolution Progress 2013: End

    Read 52 books. Today, at the end of the year, I should be at 52 books read. I reached that point back on October 18th. My total for the year is 67. Post 180 blog entries. Today, at the end of the year, I should be at 180 blog posts published.  This post makes 186. So I made…

  • Finished Book Goal

    The Read 52 books goal is done over a couple months early. The last couple years, I read over 21,000 pages and at this point have read 18,027. Guess this means selecting shorter books helped me hit the number easier. It also means I should get in another 3,000 pages before the end of the year…

  • Resolution Progress 2013: Third Quarter

    Read 52 books. Today, at 3/4 through the year, I should be at 39 books read. I am at 48. (Got to 39 books on Jul 25, 2013.) Just current four I am reading will complete the goal for the year. Of course, I will keep reading because that is what I do. Post 180 blog entries. Today…

  • Resolution Progress 2013: First Half

    Read 52 books. Today, at 1/2 through the year, I should be at 26 books read. I am at 32. Post 180 blog entries. Today at 1/2 through the year, I should be at 90 blog posts published. I am at 44. With 182 days left in the year, that is a post three of every four…

  • Resolution Progress 2013: First Quarter

    Read 52 books. Today, at 1/4 through the year, I should be at 13 books read. I am at 18. Post 180 blog entries. Today at 1/4 through the year, I should be at 45 blog posts published. I am at 24. A dSLR photograph a week. Made it all the way to week three.

  • Resolutions 2013

    Quantifiable: Read 52 books. In 2012, I read 55. In 2011, I read 56. Both were over 21,000 pages. (Reference) Unlike prior years, I do not think I am going to state specific kinds of books to read or come up with a list beforehand. Though, I have started a list for 2013. Post 180 blog…