On 2015

28 December 2015

One of the cornerstones of my life philosophy that there’s no information that can’t be processed effectively and enthusiastically in a list. I love lists. If I one day write my memoir, it could very well be a collection of lists, carefully ordered and poetically detailed. I’m not sure what in me responds to lists, but I know it’s there, and, as a result, one of my end-of-year traditions is a list of all the stuff that was good and/or notable in life over the past year.

For the sake of completeness, here’s my list from 2012, 2013 and 2014.

And here’s the rundown of 2015:

2015 was a year of processing, letting go and restarting all the things I thought I had already processed, let go of and restarted the year before. Turns out those things take time. But I came out on the other side eventually. I settled into my own skin. I got comfortable in my life. I started to set goals that weren’t just “get past something bad and/or difficult.” It was a nice change, and it has laid a promising foundation for the new year.

I hope your list is equally interesting and revealing, or at least instructional. And I hope a new adventure finds you, even if it’s not the adventure you expect.

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