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

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## Resolution Progress 2017: First Quarter

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

## Resolutions 2017

( Original ; First Quarter ; Half ; Third-Quarter ; 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. Read politically. Pick at least ten books about political theory or events. Read on decision making and influence. Pick… Continue reading Resolutions 2017

## Resolution Progress 2016: End

OK, the year is completely done, so here is where I am with each resolution. Read 75 books. Done. Hit 25,000 pages. Final count is 25,361. Done. Finish series already started. (25 of the 75 books.) Earthsea Cycle Read books #4-5. Apparently there were 6 books? Done with all 6. Ender’s Shadow Read book 5. Done. The Expanse Read book #2-6, 0.1, 0.2, 0.5, 2.5, 3.5. Done. The… Continue reading Resolution Progress 2016: End

## 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 75 books. Three Quarters is 56.25. I have read 57. Hit 25,000 pages. Three Quarters is 18,750 pages and I have read 18,286 which puts me 464 behind. That is not terrible, but I slid further… Continue reading Resolution Progress 2016: Third Quarter

## Resolution Progress 2016: First Half

Here is an update on my progress for each resolution at the midpoint of the year. Read 75 books. Half is 37.5 and I have read 37. Not far off schedule. Hit 25,000 pages. 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. 24 of the… Continue reading Resolution Progress 2016: First Half

## Resolution Progress 2016: First Quarter

Read 75 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… Continue reading Resolution Progress 2016: First Quarter

## Resolutions 2016

I try to set achievable, measurable resolutions. Read 75 books. 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. 24 of the 75… Continue reading Resolutions 2016

## Resolution Progress 2015: End

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

## Resolution Progress 2015: First Quarter

I figured I would get back to doing quarterly reviews of progress on the resolutions for the year. Read 52 books. A quarter of 52 is 13 (the same as a suit in a deck of card). I am a few books ahead at 16. My Goodreads user challenge. Read at least 50% by female authors. So… Continue reading Resolution Progress 2015: First Quarter