Archive for January 2009

New Years Resolutions

A recent study found that only 8% of Americans consistently achieve their New Years Resolutions. 68% of the respondents are successful some of the time, and 24% have failed on their resolutions every year. You can find more statistics¬†on New Years Resolutions here. There are many commonly discussed explanations for why our resolution are often […]

Christmas Service

Kristy and I enjoyed nine days with our families over the holidays. We spent much of the time conversing over meals and drinks, and needless to say I returned to Charlottesville with a couple extra pounds around my midriff. In reflecting on our dinners, I ¬†wonder at what point a ‘great spread’ turns into overindulgence. […]