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Resolutions

"May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness.  I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful, and don't forget to make some art - write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can.  And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself."  -- Neil Gaiman

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When I saw that quote flying around on Facebook yesterday, I realized . . . I just couldn't say it any better.  As he so often does, Neil Gaiman has inspired.  He has given me my motto for 2013.

Surprise yourself.

Indeed.

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As for the rest of my New Year's resolutions:

  • Listen
  • Support
  • Act
  • Consider
  • Risk
  • Try
  • Reach
  • Stretch
  • Move
  • Offer
  • Plan
  • Grow
  • Rest
  • Document

So, let it begin!

(Good madness.  Don't you just love it?)

 

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Marilyn

Surprise yourself and good madness...both sound like fun things to have in the new year! I hope all your wishes and resolutions come true. :)

margene

Neil Gaiman always inspires with his words and following his advice is so a lovely way to go. I take on his beautiful resolutions, too!

Mary

LOVE it! American Gods is near the top of my to-read pile for 2013 - this might push it to the top! "surprise yourself" indeed (a new OLW, perhaps?)

Patty

Love it - push has figured high on my list as we enter 2013. Gotta get this wing back and reach for the stars!

Carole

That quote is perfect! I sure surprised myself in 2012, I never would have thought I'd take up running - truly a SHOCK. Who knows what 2013 will bring but I am open and ready!

Cookie


Perfect.

Gail

Surprise yourself...Oh yes, I have to adopt that as well. Happy New Year Kym to you and all your family.

Knitnana

Love the good madness - what a GREAT quote! I love your list, too. Maybe having ONE word just doesn't cut it? Will have to consider that one...
Happy New Year!
(((hugs)))

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