New Year's Resolutions

Just in case there is no 2013, some of these are starting effective immediately, some are effective retroactively, and some will start after my class is over in a week and a half. But in all cases, I think it’s silly to wait until January when I’ve already made up my mind.

But here’s my resolutions:

  • Read every night. Something personally interesting. I have a few things in mind, such as Hemingway, and the Bible (which I just started the 1-year plan today so that I have a 1-month buffer), and several books that I’ve started but never finished.
  • Take a cross-country ski trip. This is dependent upon snow of course. My snow pants are already laid out.
  • Volunteer. Food and shelter, I’m thinking. Second Helpings and Habitat for Humanity.
  • Reach goal weight. That’s 28 more pounds, minimum. And wear my fitbit tracker all day every day so that my statistics are actually meaningful.
  • Start learning Dutch. Thanks Tom.

That’s five things. I’m very happy to have less than 40, as I did in 2009.


Hannah Downey

CX Design Consultant at Salesforce focused on content & sustainability. I love information design, the art+science of text, guac, sweet potatoes, & amazing people.

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