FRESH HOT TIPS FOR 2015

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Sometimes people pooh-pooh “New Years Resolutions”. I myself (tautology) have been amongst the naysayers. However, this year I’ve got confidence, so here are the hot, sincere tips for making 2015 the best year yet.

R E S O L U T I O N S

IN <(:) (things to do)
gardens esp. herb and frondy, flowery, fruity ones, little or big
reading, actual books
records and cds
world peace
interpersonal peace
languages
occasional semi-raw-semi-veganism
river time
ocean time
down-and-outs time
neighbour time, even the tiniest bit
looking after possessions carefully, or giving them away
enjoying each feeling
fruit for breakfast
cooking
basketball
making a thing every day
finding out where the bins get taken and what happens to the rubbish
stars
the moon
playing along to songs on the radio or record player
prayer/quiet time
calling friends on the phone
letter-writing
fulfilling dreams
sweeping, indoor and outdoor
collecting water that can have a second use
movement and stillness
dill
fresh towels for guests
sunscreen
touching your own skin
bravery

OUT <(”) (things to avoid)
consumerism
smoking
take away and related containers
boring regrettable internet times
one-use things, including you, coffee cups
embarrassment
worry
regret
self-hate
alcohol just to fit in
anything just to fit in

If you see me, you can hold me to this list, or you can just hold me. H a p p y N e w Y e a r, and thank you to all of you who’ve done nice things towards me secretly or outspokenly, or towards anyone else in your vacinities. As Tao at Doogs says, “Much Love”.