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Girl on Fire: You only live once

[As seen in Creston News Advertiser December 31, 2015]

Tonight marks the final of the past 365 days in 2015. At midnight tonight, we will ring in a shiny new year. And with 2016 comes all those things people try to achieve, but may not actually accomplish: resolutions.

Resolution: /reze-looSH(e)n/: noun, a firm decision to do or not to do something.

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Girl on Fire: Rememberlutions instead of resolutions

[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, December 31, 2014]

[Note: This column was meant for January 1, 2015, but since New Year’s Day fell on a Thursday, my usual publish date, it ran a day early.]

Tomorrow it will be a new year, so I spent several days thinking of things to add to my New Year’s resolutions list.

Then, I found an article written about an interesting variation to resolutions. The writer said to create a rememberlutions jar in place of a resolutions list.

A rememberlutions jar is just that, a jar, where you house slips of paper on which are written things you accomplished throughout the year.

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