So, in case nobody noticed, blogging was a wee bit light this summer. Actually, chances are that nobody did notice, as the light blogging has dropped my daily hit count down to some of its lowest levels ever. There’s a chance that nobody will ever read this!
So, what gives? Well, my summer was eaten up by a few things: I put a ton of time into the autobiography of President Monson that I posted a few days ago, I took 18 credits of classes for my job (I wrote a few dozen essays and research papers this summer when I much rather would have been scribbling away here), and, alas, more than a little time and energy was expended in the management of a stressful matter.
But I also devoted a lot of my summer to the work of self improvement. After a pretty successful Spring, I started out this three month block with an ambitious list of twelve items to work on. I finished seven. Two others were very close–in fact, one of those that carried over to Fall has been finished already and another should be done within a week–two more were in process, and one was just a dumb idea.
Here’s a report on the seven things I accomplished, in the order they were done:
1. Complete five more New York Times Sunday crossword puzzles. Check.
2. See five more movies on the AFI list of 100 best American movies. I saw: