Rather than grimly commit to self-improvement, a friend and I had a glass of wine on Saturday night and considered the things we actually want to do in the New Year. The list so far:

  • Write a book

  • Reconnect with at least five people I haven't seen in years

  • Concede that my rock-climbing days are over

  • More house parties, fewer mediocre restaurants

  • Wear nothing that doesn't make me feel wonderful--even if I have to wear the same damn outfit every day

  • Visit at least one country I've never been to before

  • Take singing lessons

With Lent coming up fast, I'm also toying with the idea of going vegan this year. What are y'all planning for 2008?

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