Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Column A, B, and C Please

Here's something thought provoking:

Here's something silly: (and a bit disturbing too)

(I do wish they had subtitles)

Here's something actually from me:

Been doing a lot of thinking this week. Had a good conversation with the Candidacy and Leadership specialist in NJ. I think it boils down to I have to move. Maybe Denver, maybe Durango, maybe Montrose, maybe NJ. I'm not sure right now. Hockey is starting next Sunday, I'm really excited about that. Should be lots of fun.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

New Year

Welcome to the new year.

A lot of things happened in the past year, here are some of my personal high- and low-lights. Broke my back, remember that? I do when I forget to do sit-ups every day. Ran my first 5k, that was cool. Revolutionized the climbing tower program at the camp I was at, then got fired from said camp. Came back to Colorado! To Gunnison, (eh... we'll decide if that was bad or good ultimately later) Broke up with S. Maybe I'll write more about that at a later date. Don't hold your breath.

This year should be cool. I'm excited about it. So far things are good, I have a place to live, I have a job, heck, I even have health benefits that are so affordable I can go to the doctor! Big plans too, soon hockey is starting and I will be learning how to play. Looking forward to that. I'm going to take piano lessons. I'm going to screw up my courage and faith and apply to the candidacy process within the ELCA. If all goes well then I'm off to seminary. For what may be the first time ever I even made some resolutions for the new year:

  • Turn off my computer EVERY time I leave the house, and unplug it.
  • Eat about 10 vegetarian meals a week. I figure this will help me reduce my carbon footprint and introduce more veggies and good things into what I'm eating. (Side note: produce department at City Market makes some BOMB stuffed portabella caps)
  • Walk everywhere in Gunnison. (Exceptions for when hauling hockey gear and the such)
  • Two 5k's for me this year. One hopefully out of state.
  • Post a blog once a week.
So there. If you're interested. I'm thinking about offering a reward to those who catch me deviating too far from the well intentioned path I'm taking. Remember though, it's not the letter of the resolution here that matters, it's the overall movement.