I'm back from a week in Jamaica where I made some time to sit in a swing outside my room and give some thought to 2010. I read a great book while away: The Art of Racing in the Rain and highly recommend it to you. The back cover of the book contains a wonderful description. "A heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love loyalty, and hope - a captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life ... as only a dog could tell it. Having recently put down our 16 year-old Golden Retriever Dusty, I wasn't sure about reading this book, but I'm so glad I did.
I haven't completed the obligatory list of my resolutions, but I am committed to making more time to write in 2010. I haven't figured out how to do this yet, but I am committed. I even went so far as to start a list of topics I'd like to write about in the coming weeks. I'm sure my list will include the annual resolutions to eat more healthily, exercise regularly, treat my wife and kids well, work hard, and give to the charities that are important to me. I got a Kindle for my birthday last week and hope to make more time to read in 2010. I hope to learn new things, travel, and spend time with my family and friends. More on all this later. For now, I'm trying to adjust to the 60 degree difference in temperature (90 to 30).
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