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  • Resolution Progress 2017: First Half

    (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: […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Resolution Progress 2015: Third Quarter

    OK, the year is about three quarters done, so here is where I am with each resolution. Read 52 books. Three-quarters of 52 is 39. I am close to done at 49. My Goodreads user challenge. With 5 in progress now, and 3 more than half read, this should be complete soon. Read at least 50% by female authors. Of the […]