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Sunday, January 13, 2013

What's in the Works at Chez Redhawk

(Or “Nothing up my sleeve… Let’s see what books I can pull out of my hat!”)


And so begins a new year. Wow! We’re almost halfway through January already. How’d that happen?

As any successful person knows, setting goals is one way to remain motivated. Well, that and threatening yourself with having to clean the bathroom when you falter. Just sayin’. In my house, I can’t think of anything worse. Cleaning the refrigerator might be a close second — depends on what’s growing inside.

I digress.

For the last five years I’ve written my annual goals on a Post-It note which is prominently attached to my computer. It gives me a framework as well as a constant reminder to get off my duff and scrub out the toilet…erm…write!

My 2013 list has been posted since the middle of December. (Why wait until the socially acknowledged first of the year for such things? New Year’s Eve is exhausting enough without having to contemplate the next year’s projects through a hangover.)

Continue reading at Redhawk's blog, In Shadows.