By Shannon Ralph
That was quite a blogging hiatus, huh?
As you may or may not have noticed, it has been quite a while since I have written anything for The Next Family. I completely missed Christmas. I totally overlooked New Year’s. I even missed the Epiphany. I apologize for my absence. I won’t get into the gory details about why exactly I have been MIA for the last two months. Let’s just suffice it to say that my entire family has been in self-imposed isolation related to a particularly ugly virus. And leave it at that. No need to get into the phlegmy details.
So I find myself finally re-entering the land of the living and attempting to resume blogging well into January. What should I write about? Christmas was kind of boring this year. Not much to report. Ruanita worked on New Year’s Eve and I was in bed by 9:00pm. Nothing exciting to tell you there. I suppose I could, as I have for the last several years, share my New Year’s Resolutions with you.
I decided to go big this year. Go big or stay at home, right? I’ve decided that, frankly speaking, I need some work. Some real work. Your everyday garden variety resolutions just aren’t going to cut it this year. “Losing weight” or “reading more books” or “exercising”—these are just the tip of the iceberg. I need a complete overhaul. Therefore, I am resolving to make multiple life-altering changes this year. Below you will find my 2013 New Year’s Resolutions.
Yep, 2013 is going to be a banner year for me.
I feel it.
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Originally published on The Seattle Lesbian
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