Resolutions work for me. I make them about goals for personal growth. I make them about the mundane and the really quite important. They work. Last year I made a few with good results.
I can now touch my toes. I give a wave away every session. I listen more thoughtfully. I always double check my car doors when leaving a board inside during a session. Alas, with my wife going back to work, I was unable to surf more.
With little fanfare. Here are this years' batch of resolutions.
1. Create more, consume less. Purposefully broad in scope and hopefully in application. I taught someone to surf on January first. I officially created more stoke and, I suppose, a more crowded lineup. Sorry.
2. Surf more. I'm two for two so far in 2009!
3. Give thanks. Thanks.
"You're #11 on the list." Mrs. Lis, regarding a certain beachbreak fishy I'm anticipating.