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New Year’s Resolution, or Not

Posted by cotojo on January 2, 2008

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New Year Meme 2008
When it comes to New Year’s Resolutions we seem to fall into four categories:
1) quite serious about them,
2) be flippant about them,
3) do it because we feel pressured to, or
4) do not do them. 
So, the purpose of this little game is to let us know which category you are in.  Copy from “*Start Copy Here*” through “*End Copy Here*” and post it.  Before “*End Copy Here*” tell us who you are, your site(s) (with link) and your New Year’s Resolution, or not.
Then tag as many others as you like, from one to your entire blogroll, your choice.
If you like, create an intro paragraph to your post that also acknowledges who tagged you.
Juliana – Juliana’s Site – My New Year’s resolutions are looking for a part time job, keep blogging, and learn to cook and bake.
Michelle – Rusin Roundup  1. Learn to be happier and accept myself for who I am, 2. Is to lose about 25 lbs., and 3. Is to stop smoking.
Karen – Grow Rich Along With Me – My resolution for next year is to achieve $3K per month passive income by the end of 2008.
Mel – Attitude, the Ultimate Power & Complain Complain Complain – “I don’t need no stinking resolutions.”  I never hold to them anyway so why frustrate myself by starting them now.
Sandee – Comedy Plus I don’t need no stinking resolutions either.  Years and years ago I did them because everyone else did, but not once did I follow through.  Why set yourself up for failure? 
Lynda – lynda’s loft – My resolution is to see resolve to that which needs resolution.  Like Mel and Sandee, I feel that resolutions give us more stress, however, being a person who sets goals each year, isn’t that the same thing as a resolution???  Goals vs. resolutions? Goals are more general and allow for more time to complete them, a resolution requires a mind-set and immediate action, which is not always feasible… Well, that’s my story and I’m stickin’ to it…
Amelia – Amel’s Realm – This is a list of my New Year’s Resolution:
1. Health: Continue exercising twice a week, eat enough veggies and fruit, have enough rest, take vitamin C regularly and women’s multivitamin during my period.
2. Spiritual: Improve my Daily Bread reading routine and my prayer life and learn more from God’s Word.
3. Financial: Continue to make money online (my goal is getting €100 per month at least), be more creative in writing posts, and save most of the money.
4. General Life: Continue to learn Finnish AND practice it as best and often as I can, try out more baking and cooking recipes, continue to maintain and share positive thoughts, continue to learn to control my thoughts, continue to learn to catch myself before I start complaining and count my blessings instead, continue to stop and cherish all the little moments in life that oftentimes go unnoticed, and continue to feed my inner child and last but not least, continue to ENJOY my life thoroughly.
Max – MAX   – My New Year’s resolutions are to dedicate more time to my friends; to finally be able to read “Der Spiegel” in German; to be calm when organizing my marriage; to go one last time to my favourite club and dance the night away; and continue to be happy!
Eric – Speedcat Hollydale – I love chicken. Problem is that I really never get to have enough chicken! My New Year’s resolution is to enact “Chicken Tuesday”. On this day I will eat only chicken, blog about chicken, and promote chickens all over the world. (hormone free) Join me, won’t you?
Marzie – Mariuca & Mariuca’s Perfume Gallery – My resolution for 2008 is to enjoy a healthier lifestyle and to expand my Perfume Collection.
Sindi- Life Is A Roller Coaster – My resolution is to complain less, pray more and be a little more thankful for what I have.
Judy – Sugar Queen’s Dream   My New Year’s resolution is:
To take better care of my health.
To eat better, well at least 3 meals a day, I’m lucky these days if I stop for one meal a day….
To help make the world a better place to live, I love the human race, but think there’s always room for change.
To be generous until it hurts.
To live each day as if it’s my last.
To make a book of our personal family recipes and traditions for each of my 3 my children, so that the traditions and family cooking can be passed on in my family line long after I’m gone and finally…….
To help more with the local Human society, Animals like little kids can not fend for themselves so it’s up to each of us to take care of our pets and to step in and care for all animals…..
I hope that through me I can encourage my Children to be better adults and in turn to raise the Children they have or will have, to be good people with good, sound & solid values…. Peace!
Adrian – First Time Dad – My New Year’s Resolution for 2008 is to be a better father…now I don’t usually make New Year’s resolutions because I never keep them but this one I better keep!  Happy New Year to one and all!
Colin – Life – New Years Resolution? No way…Better to achieve more throughout the year rather than pander to the whims of a one day ‘wishful thought’
Mauro – 1 Million Love Messages – My resolution for next year are: 1. Change my job (maybe work online). I’m really unhappy in the actual one. 2. Dedicate more time to my family and girlfriend… maybe start to get ready for our wedding 🙂 3. Work hard in 1 Million Love Messages and reach 2500 Love messages (or more) in the end of 2008.
MidgetManOfSteel – Mental Poo – To get out of dealing with people who I have no desire in helping at the job I’m doing…catch the eye of someone who can see that I can write and be funny…and get my own ticket to happiness from my humor….and a Ferrari.  While I’m doing this, I resolve to get a Ferrari.
Stacy – My Thoughts My New Year’s Resolution for 2008 – Is to be more understanding to my children and to other people, Not to curse at others while I am driving, try to eat right and exercise, try to volunteer in my community, and to believe more in my spiritual side.
Jason –  & Although, I normally don’t do New Year’s Resolutions (because I find it as an excuse to actually do something I should’ve already been doing), this year I will plan on giving back to the blogging community, especially my audience.  I’m not sure how I will do it yet, but I definitely will.
Kesa – Little Aussie Cynic  – My New Years Resolution is the standard….. to finally get off the smokes and to loose 8kg…. both which are possible just difficult…..Happy New Year to you and yours….Aussie
Ann –  A Nice Place in the Sun – “To let the rest of my life begin as soon as possible.”  
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I tag the following victims bloggers:

Hanna PhiloHanna
Maunie – Maunie James
Jos NoDirectOn
Lisa Life is Just Around the Corner
Kim PurpleFrogCat
Lolli So Cute Tiny Pixels
Jeremy – MoolahKing
Francine – Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

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25 Responses to “New Year’s Resolution, or Not”

  1. cotojo said

    AngelBaby – Still time to do this one if you want to, just let me know and I’ll add your name :o)
    Thank you for your very kind words 😀
    Love and Blessings and have a wonderful week,

  2. Angelbaby said

    Ok, I guess I was a little late on this one but next time ………..

    You are a great friend, for sure. Thank you for all the love and support you have given to me.

    Love and Blessings,

  3. cotojo said

    Francine – Thank you so much 🙂
    Added you to blogroll…watch out for more tags lol
    Have a wonderful day,

  4. cotojo said

    Max – Thank you so much 🙂
    This one has done really well and still rolling along lol
    Have a great day,

  5. FRANCINE said

    finally did the tag colin. Thanks very much for tagging me. hey, pls do add me in your blogroll plsssss bro. added you in my list. thanks once again

  6. […] read more of the blogger’s New Year’s list, read it HERE […]

  7. Hey Colin,

    Looking good, looking real good :)!


  8. cotojo said

    Jos – You’re most welcome 🙂
    It’s a bit of fun and I still have some to catch up on too….nothing new their either hahaha
    Have a great day buddy,
    Take care,

  9. Jos said

    Hi Colin, thanks for the tag 😉 – I just got to doing your previous one. I still have a lot of catching up to do (what’s new..?) but one of my resolutions (ermmm) is to try and pick up on tags in time.. lol!
    C ya!

  10. cotojo said

    Lisa – Well……what’s the point I’ve never kept a New Years resolution lol…and I’m quite happy to achieve more through the year that hinge it on the whims of one day hahaha…maybe it should be doubles on this lol Clink!
    God Bless, catch you later,

  11. Sophiagurl said

    LOL! loved your answer my friend and I’m afraid we have the same views on it. hahaha. This would be fun to…=) victims huh? hmmmm…hehehe. Should we be drinking to this too? hehe. Clink!

  12. cotojo said

    Sandy – Thank you for gatecrashing the party lol.
    It’s always a pleasure to see you around my friend 🙂
    Happy New Year and hope it’s a great one.

  13. Colin,
    Thanks for stopping by. I am crashing your party as an irresolute fellow traveler in the blogosphere. I seem to take everything but myself too seriously. Happy New Year.

  14. cotojo said

    Kristie – Thank you so much for your visit and comment, it’s a pleasure to have you visit my humble blog 🙂
    Renny is a wonderful person, and his blog is awesome. I have great respect for him.
    Have a wonderful 2008 yourself, I will visit your blog too 🙂

  15. Kristie said

    Hey, Renny sent me! Have a wonderful 2008! Love, Kristie in Oslo, Norway

  16. cotojo said

    Sandee – They sure are 🙂
    Absolutely brilliant, should go down really well.
    Have a great day and wait for lift off hahaha

  17. These are popping up all over the place today. Cool Colin. Have a great day. 🙂

  18. cotojo said

    Hanna – 2008 sarà ancora meglio il mio dolce angelo:)
    Baci e milioni di baci

  19. hanna said

    I want to return behind!!!
    I would to live again 2007!!!

  20. cotojo said

    Mary Ann – I can hear the maniacal laughter from here hahaha
    Happy New Year my dear friend 🙂
    Huggssss to you

  21. saboma said

    [enter maniacal laughter here]

    Happy New Year, Colin and other victims bloggers!

  22. cotojo said

    Francine – You’re added to the list 🙂
    Have fun and enjoy the tag,

  23. FRANCINE said

    can i grab this even if youre not tagging me? 🙂

  24. cotojo said

    Maunie – You’re tagged now hahahaha
    So go post it along with your two cents worth and kill me later lol.
    Take care my dear friend,

  25. I think this is a wonderful idea (even though I was not tagged..ahem) I am giving my two cents worth…I don’t resolve to do anything, usually, but this year…I am going to try to stick up for myself a little more often..I tend to go with the flow..which is fine but for me exhausting..I’m changing my persona from doormat to real live verbal person…with thoughts, ideas, and an actual voice..and I credit all of my friends here for giving me the courage to do so…thank you

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