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Resolution Progress 2017: First Half
(Original ; First Quarter ; Half ; ThreeQuarters ; Final) For the first half, I should have progressed about 50%. So, let’s see where I am. Read 52 books.Â First half goal: 26 books. IÂ have actually finished 28. Hit 20,000 pages.Â First quarter goal: 10,000 pages. I have actually finished 8,867. Read politically.Â Total 10. First half goal:…

Resolution Progress 2017: First Quarter
(OriginalÂ ;Â First QuarterÂ ; Half ; ThirdQuarter ; Final) For the first quarter, I should have progressed about 25%. So, let’s see where I am. Read 52 books.Â First quarter goal: 13 books. IÂ have actually finished 12. Hit 20,000 pages.Â First quarter goal:Â 5,000 pages. I have actually finished 3,408. Read politically.Â Total 10. First quarter goal: 2.5 books. A Nation…

Resolutions 2017
( OriginalÂ ;Â First QuarterÂ ; Half ; ThirdQuarter ; Final) Read 52 books. The 75 goal was ambitious even for me, so life made it way harder than I expected. Back to the normal goal. Hit 20,000 pages.Â Read politically. Pick at least ten books about political theory or events. Read on decision making and influence. Pick…

Resolution Progress 2016: End
OK, the year is completelyÂ done, so here is where I am with each resolution. Read 75Â books.Â Done. Hit 25,000 pages.Â Final count is 25,361. Done. Finish series already started.Â (25Â of the 75 books.) Earthsea CycleÂ Read books #45.Â Apparently there were 6 books? Done with all 6. Enderâ€™s ShadowÂ Read bookÂ 5.Â Done. The ExpanseÂ Read book #26, 0.1, 0.2, 0.5, 2.5, 3.5.Â Done. The…

Resolution Progress 2016: Third Quarter
Here is an update on my progress for each resolution with a quarter of the year remaining. In other words, it is crunch time. Read 75Â books.Â Three QuartersÂ is 56.25.Â I have read 57. Hit 25,000 pages. Three QuartersÂ is 18,750 pagesÂ and I have read 18,286 which puts me 464 behind. That is not terrible, but I slid further…

Resolution Progress 2016: First Half
Here is an update on my progress for each resolution at the midpoint of the year. Read 75Â books.Â Half isÂ 37.5 and I have read 37. Not far off schedule. Hit 25,000 pages.Â Half is 12,500 and I have read 11,860 which puts me 640 behind, which is about a whole book. Finish series already started. 24Â of the…

Resolution Progress 2016: First Quarter
Read 75Â books. I should be at 18.75 read by this point. So, 18 is pretty good. Hit 25,000 pages. I should be at 6,250 pages read, so my 6,270 is on pace. Finish series already started. I finished the Millennium series (one book) and make progress on both the Robot and Expanse series (4…

Resolutions 2016
I try to set achievable, measurable resolutions. Read 75Â books.Â In 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014, I set the goal for 52 even though I kept reading far more. Hit 25,000 pages. Last year dropped below 20K, so I really need to get the average back up to something respectable. Finish series already started. 24Â of the 75…

Resolution Progress 2015: End
OK, the year is completelyÂ done, so here is where I am with each resolution. Read 52 books.Â The goal was 52.Â I readÂ 70. My Goodreads user challenge.Â Looking at pages, I managed to readÂ 19,669 compared to an average ofÂ 21,815 for the prior four years. So while the number of books is good, they were lighter. (I think my…