If Wishes were horses..

‘All beggars would ride’

Comes that time of year when Resolutions fly fast and furious and may or may not be Wishes.

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I was about eight years old when my teacher made the quote about horses and wishes, and it stuck with me. Probably because it had made perfect sense, although I did not fully understand the implications.

I saw this posted today on Darlene Foster’s Facebook (she of the Amanda Adventure series). I don’t know who Butterfly Sand is, but I know enough about Darlene that she understands the importance of ‘our hands’. You know the doing part.

We can plan, we can hope, we can wish.

But it all goes for nought without the doing.

Here we are, JB and me. Partners in A World Apart, living on opposite sides of this globe. That’s us a year and a bit ago when we started this blog.

For years we have approached New Years not with Resolutions, but with Goals. All of them S.M.A.R.T. of course.

Then in June we review, reassess, refocus.

We usually choose five or six goals, and it is amazing how much we accomplish.

If you are a Resolution Maker, do it with gusto. Have fun with it. Ignore the Nay Sayers.ew

So from North of 43 I wish all a Happy New Year, a year of Success, year of Hope.

Chris G December 27th ’22

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One is about 43 degrees latitude N. and longitude 80 W, The other almost equidistant south latitude and longitude 174 E. Two women, two minds, different personalities and experiences, choosing a life of meaning, continual growth and learning, at the same time negating ageist opinions of exactly what ‘an old lady’ should be.

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