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Need inspiration for a few {doable} New Year's resolutions?
 
✏️From the January 1 1943 journal of Woody Guthrie [folk singer: This Land is Your Land, Talking Dust Bowl Blues, Which Side Are You On?, Hobo's Lullaby]:
     learn people better
     change socks
            stay glad
 
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Re: New Year, Simple thinking

Some good ones.

 

I'll take #33: Wake up and fight.

~My philosophy: Dogs are God's most perfect creatures. Angels, here on Earth, who teach us to be better human beings.~
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Re: New Year, Simple thinking

Looks like a good simple set of rules to live by.

 

Long ago a BBF shared that her goal, for ever and ever, was just not be an &&&&&&&.  I have shared that with the grands.  Seems to cover so much ground, driving - siblings - team sports - classmates.  And most recently, cheating at poker.

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Re: New Year, Simple thinking

@1Professor   This is really nice to read!  I'd never seen this before.  Thanks so much for sharing 😊

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@cheriere wrote:

@1Professor   This is really nice to read!  I'd never seen this before.  Thanks so much for sharing 😊


@cheriere   Pass it on.

I share with my university students every year (and play some of Woodie's songs . . .

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Re: New Year, Simple thinking

On the lighter side, wash teeth if any (#3).

 

Very interesting resolutions 🥳

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Re: New Year, Simple thinking

Woodie's journal from the 1940's has a touch of billiance—embedded in simplicity.

 

I shall resolve to start a journal, with pencil.

Adding illustrations with whimsy.

Simple observations. Few words.

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Re: New Year, Simple thinking

LOVE this!

 

Many thanks and Happy New Year!Smiley Happy