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#2965851 - 12/31/18 02:16 AM 2019 resolutions
EddiePlaysBass Offline
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Registered: 06/24/04
Posts: 5996
Loc: Belgium
Yes yes, this year as well I will go the distance. Link to last year's thread can be found here.

Interestingly, my resolutions are just about the same BUT more concrete. I may be learning ... In 2019 I will:

- change teams within my job; this means I will abandon my position of go-to person and go back to learning a lot of new skills etc. Should be interesting!
- take up a course in ukulele! Already paid for, this 10-lesson course will guarantee that I get at least 9 workouts on the uke in 2019. Yes, already need to skip one day due to a Greta van Fleet concert...
- play the blues in 12 keys. I figured that a year has 12 months, so if I work on one key every month, I might actually make progress!
- "transcribe" 12 chosen tracks - this will ensure I train my ear because for the band I mainly either rely on tab or go with the chord flow and make things up as we go along.

Other than that, I spent way too much time lifting weights and not enough time running - figured as much when I went for a 5K last week and found I really, really miss running. So there will be more of that in 2019. Just how much more, I do not know.

Let's play!
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#2966023 - 12/31/18 10:43 PM Re: 2019 resolutions [Re: EddiePlaysBass]
Paul K Offline
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Registered: 05/16/06
Posts: 3664
Loc: Ithaca, NY
Say hello to Greta for me.
Happy New Year, love to you as well as the rest of ya'll!
Things are just the way they are, and they're only going to get worse.

#2969025 - 01/15/19 09:18 AM Re: 2019 resolutions [Re: Paul K]
jcadmus Offline
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Registered: 11/22/05
Posts: 4983
Loc: Connecticut
A scosh late to the party, but here are mine:
1) Eat better -- no, I don't believe in diets and I'm not going to make myself miserable. But after over-indulging through the holidays, it's time to cut back on the carbs, sugar, fat and portions in general, and eat more of the right stuff.

2) More music -- I enjoy nothing more. So I'm going to seek more opportunities to play, and to attend more live shows.

3) More Jekyll, less Hyde -- I'm not only going to focus on being kinder, but also on being conscious of my hot buttons and how I react when they're pushed.

4) Keep writing -- I'm going to polish my craft by blogging regularly on various platforms, and promoting my first novel and getting to work on my second one.
"Tours widely in the southwestern tip of Kentucky"