Archive for January, 2011



Every year I make a couple of resolutions and I think about most of them on and off throughout the year.  I try to keep them. More or less successfully. In my teens I resolved not to sleep so much on weekends only to discover years later that lying in bed until noon is typical of teenagers. I thought I was sinfully lazy (and so did my mother), but actually I was normal. Year after year I resolved to quit smoking but didn’t manage until my younger son was a year old and I realized I wasn’t going to live to see him grow up if I didn’t ditch my pack and half a day habit. Remind me to tell you how I did it. Hint: It involved staying in bed most of the day for three weeks.

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