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… Continue reading Resolutions 2013

Resolution Progress 2012: End

Today is the last day of the year, so where am I with those 2012 goals? Reading goals should be at 100%: Complete unfinished novel series. 23.1 of 28 done or 82.5%. So I missed. American History and Decision Making. 10 of 10 done or 100%. So done. Science. 13 of 13 done or 100%. So done. Read 50 books. I have read… Continue reading Resolution Progress 2012: End

Resolution Progress 2012: Third Quarter

Today is the 274th day or third-quarter of the year, so where am I with those goals? Reading goals should be at 75%: Complete unfinished novel series. 21.6 of 28 done or 77%. So slightly ahead. American History and Decision Making. 7.5 of 10 done or 75%. Should be 7.5. Science. 10 of 13 done or 76%. So slightly ahead.… Continue reading Resolution Progress 2012: Third Quarter

Resolution Progress 2012: First Quarter

Today is the end of the third month, so where am I with those goals? Reading goals: Complete unfinished novel series. 7 of 24 done. That is 29%. I should be at 25%. So I am a little ahead. American History and Decision Making. 2 of 9 done. That is 22%. So a behind 25%. (A quarter… Continue reading Resolution Progress 2012: First Quarter

2011 Resolution List

For 2011 I had three reading goals: Complete unfinished novel series. DONE – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4) – Rowling, J.K. DONE – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5) – Rowling, J.K. DONE – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6) – Rowling, J.K. DONE – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7) – Rowling,… Continue reading 2011 Resolution List

Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

Another I cannot believe I did not blog this. The book was really good. Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch (Oct. 23, 1960 – July 25, 2008) gave his last lecture at the university Sept. 18, 2007, before a packed McConomy Auditorium. In his moving presentation, “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams,” Pausch talked about his lessons… Continue reading Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams