I resolve to smile more.
I resolve to be less of a wiseass. (Oops. That conflicts with above.)
I resolve to learn how to use a bidet.
I resolve to learn how to open oysters efficiently and without drawing my blood.
I resolve to learn the words to the second stanza of The Star-Spangled Banner.
I resolve never to sing the second stanza of The Star-Spangled Banner.
I resolve to go to more small-town museums.
I resolve to watch less football.
I resolve to produce less polluting waste.
I resolve not to learn how to play mah jong. (Sorry, spouse.)
I resolve to make fewer typographicul errorrs.
I resolve to at least in some small way make our politics better.
I resolve to have an open mind about religion.
I resolve to have an open mind about vegans.
I resolve to remember the words of Benjamin Disraeli in Sybil or the Two Nations: “To be conscious you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.”
I resolve to remember the words of Anne Morrow Lindbergh in A Gift from the Sea: “The most exhausting thing in life, I have discovered, is being insincere.”
I should resolve to learn how to wrap packages in an acceptable manner, but experience tells me that ain’t going to happen.
I resolve to deepen my sense of wonder.