My new friend is HTML.
No, I'm not kidding. I never thought I would get into this stuff, and I know I have barely begun to scratch the surface of the HTML world, but there is something profoundly satisfying with figuring out how something works and then seeing it on the screen.
I've tinkered with the template of this blog a little and actually figured quite a bit out. That's huge for a girl who has resisted understanding the mechanics of programming despite being marriend to a computer guru.
My husbands thinks it's funny. Today I treated myself to a book—HTML for the World Wide Web. He really thought that was funny.
Now for the Old Enemy.
What could that be, you ask? Hmmm, could it be? Why yes, it's...Goals. They're actually not my enemy. Goals are good. Goals are my friends. Goals have an uncanny way of motivating one to get something done out of the fear of himiliation.
It's just that this year, the push to have them is intense. Everyone's talking about them, writing them down and posting them on their blogs. Frankly, it's driving me nuts!
But to be perfectly honest, I think the problem lies within me. You see, I'm resisting. Did you figure that one out already? Well, you could have let me in on the secret.
Alright, I give. Without further ado or delay, here are my goals for 2006. Give me a moment while I find a seat on this goal-bound bandwagon.
Goal #1: Finish current WIP by January 31st.
Are your eyes rolling? Mine rolled up into my head as I passed out at the thought of this one. This is truly a God thing. Let's see what He does with it.
Goal #2: Read more and faster.
I have a very large to-be-read stack. I want to read one fiction book per week and two craft books per month.
Goal #3: Follow a daily schedule.
Creat a daily schedule, breaking down my time into the following categories: writing, critiquing, studying and marketing.
Goal #1: Be addicted to Jesus.
Goal #2: To be revealed at the end of my current Bible study, Thin Within.
Goal #3: Read goal number two. You get the idea.
Goal #4: Study God's Word through my women's ministry at church, my own studies of the books of the Bible, and/or study guides and books.
Goal #5: Remember Goal #1.
There, I did it. Am I nuts or what? See the comment button down there? Come join the peanut gallery.