New Year's Resolutions

2010-01-01 22:28:02 by jdixon

I'm not sure how effective it is to post these here, but I'm hopeful that having them in cyberspace will help keep me motivated. I'm hereafter calling these goals rather than resolutions The latter, to me, implies something that you begin immediately. This cold-turkey approach virtually guarantees failure. The moment you trip up, the subconscious immediately considers them a lost cause and reverts to the old behavior. As goals, I think it sets a more optimistic tone and allows me to gradually adapt the preferred conduct.

Without further ado, my personal list of goals for this year (in no particular order)...

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Pros and Cons

2009-08-18 02:45:46 by jdixon

I've unofficially kicked off the pre-planning phase of DCBSDCon 2010 for tossing around ideas and informal preparations. If you're interested in becoming an event organizer (think carefully) or sponsor (spend graciously), I'd love to hear from you now. We'll be recruiting event volunteers as the New Year gets closer.

A lot of friends have been asking me when the event will happen. There's a strong possibility that it will be pushed back from February (where the F stands for effing cold) to April. DC weather is much more cooperative during the spring months (cherry blossoms anyone?).