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Things I'd like to write about

Started: 2015-01-04 21:34:16

Submitted: 2015-01-04 21:56:01

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I took two weeks off work for Christmas and New Year's, and I have a bunch of things I'd like to write about, but since I'm too lazy to actually write any of these right now, I'm just going to list things I'd like to write about instead. I'm going to call this post a commitment device: by publicly announcing my intent to write, I'll encourage myself to actually do it.

  • Climbing Mount Copeland in September, at the very end of the fall (pictures)
  • Climbing St. Vrain Mountain in early October, when snow started falling (pictures)
  • Hiking to Pear Reservoir in late October (pictures)
  • New appliances in the kitchen: an induction stove (which is very nice), and a new dishwasher (which is not so nice)
  • The Christmas-New Year's holiday axis: Kiesa's family visited; we spent Christmas with my family; and spent four days at Copper Mountain for New Year's
  • Books I've read recently, in two parts (since my last post on the subject)
  • Updates to my content engine: improved browsing of existing content, and an improved mobile experience
  • My thoughts on radiation given off by mobile phones (it's not much, and probably not especially dangerous)
Ok, well, the most obvious problem with [new years resolution
about getting a girlfriend] is that the intended outcome relies on
variables which are out of my control. It's a matter of chance,
luck, being in the right place at the wrong time, what have you.
Obviously, it also relies on the willful participation of
another human being. Since the only people we control are
ourselves, making resolutions -- promises to ourselves -- which
require the involvement of others, who may or may not want any
part of the game, is like sitting at home and cheering a
football team, and then saying "We won! We won!" when in fact
you had absolutely nothing to do with any of it. Or something
like that.
- Bitscape, Random Rambling, 01 August 2000