Friday, January 1, 2010

New Years Resolution

Weeeeeeeeeee!  The end of 2009 has come and I get to look back at my new year's resolutions from last year and gauge how successful I have been at meeting my own expectations.  So lets take a look and see what level of depressions I have earned myself this year.
  1. Learn how to play 5 hymns on the piano.  (I learned the melody to part of "Come Come Ye Saints... ... I would consider that a success!)
  2. I think there was one that had something to do with swimming (or maybe biking)...
  3. I don't quite remember any of my other many well intentioned and high reaching goals...
So Savannah tried to tell me that I failed miserably, especially since I can't remember most of them.  I guess I can kind of see her side.



So this year I am going to do things completely different.  I am going to share a few of my new years resolutions for 2010 here so everyone can see it.  In the comments here on this blog (not on facebook, but on this blog) you can claim one of my resolutions, and then at the end of the year, if Savannah has determined that I have not met the resolution that you claimed in the comments, I will give you $100.  Now only one person can claim any single resolution, so once one is claimed, you have to pick another one until there are no more left.
  1. Release 3 websites (I'll announce them as they are released here on our blog)
  2. Release an Android/IPhone program on either the android market or the app store
  3. Read The Book of Mormon from front to back before the end of April (to be paid out in May if I fail)
  4. Learn how to Surf
  5. Take at 3+ night campout with Jared
  6. Go out of my way to do additional exercise at least twice a week, with exceptions when traveling or in other exceptional situations
  7. (Bonus Universe Imploding Goal!) Give at least one person $100 for failing one of my goals
 If I succeed in meeting all my goals (which, hopefully, I will) then we will all rejoice together!  But if in 365 days Savannah decides that I failed at the goal you chose, I will mail you a check for $100.  This should be good motivation for me to meet my goals, but who knows, maybe next year I will be $600 poorer.

11 comments:

Annette Knight said...

I would like to claim "Go out of my way to do additional exercise at least twice a week, with exceptions when traveling or in other exceptional situations". I think this may be the easiest to claim :) No, doing one sit up twice a week isn't additional exercise :()

Happy New Year!

Annika Humiston said...
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Annika Humiston said...

Ryan claims the camping with Jared one. Is it just with Jared, or is Savannah invited too? Just for clarification.

Annika Humiston said...

I pick the learning how to surf. As a side note, we're not comfortable with you releasing an app for a phone when you can't even post a picture of your baby right side up.

T. Alan Knight said...

Savannah is invited too... so is anyone else who wants to join us. We are thinking Yellowstone Park in the second half of summer.

daniel said...

YOU AINT GONNA READ THAT BOOK OF MORMON FOOL! i STOLE IT! AAAAHAHAHA... no but really I pick that one. It's all about time value of money, my $100 will be worth the most!

Dan and Katie said...
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Dan and Katie said...

I pick #7........think about it if you complete 1-6 you will fail to pay someone $100 which means you owe me $100.

-Katie

Colette said...

I pick the websites thing. Three is a lot. It's one whole one more than 2.
And for Katie's comment... hmmm, if you then pay her $100, then you reached the goal, so then you don't have to pay her. But then you didn't pay anyone, so you have to pay her.... Aaahhhh. The universe is imploding!

jill said...

All the resolutions I understand have been taken. If my Internet hadn't been down yesterday, I would have chosen the surfing one. I know you are family oriented and I just can't see Sudz or Jared joining you. I really would like to know the comments you deleted. I'm interested in the Yellowstone thing. I totally thing you'll do that one.

jill said...

Number 2.