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Winter Goals!
11 replies
12 days old
last post: Dec 22, 2013

Winter Goals!

1 Name: Old Man Winter : 2013-12-14 01:55
Snow has come to my region. Dark yellow winter weeds can be seen poking up through snow covered fields.
As much fun as all the snow and scenery is during this time of year, people spend a lot of time indoors with their minds and a cup of warm tea for company.
How will you be improving yourself this cold season?
2 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-14 03:01
I've been saving up for a move. Maybe to Maine, maybe to Minnesota, Idaho, or east North Dakota.
3 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-14 03:12
I'm going to start to learn to write and I'm going to make some friends.
4 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-14 04:28
If you come to Maine, stick to around the Portland area. Portland itself is our biggest city, while not even being big at all. And the area around it is really nice.
5 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-14 04:39
Reaching for the light.
6 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-14 05:42
I really want to get better at loving myself and being happy. I have this thought stuck in my head that I need a boyfriend to love me and I need other people or things to be happy, but I really don't. Yes, having a boyfriend would be wonderful, but I don't see that happening any time soon (I'm not good at talking to people and all the guys I know are straight) and my friends are all wonderful people and I'm thankful for what I have, but I don't want to have to rely on things and people for happiness and love. I want to be able to be happy and to love by myself, then I can worry about boyfriends and all that.
7 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-14 07:37
I need to find a part-time job. Fuck. I don't actually mind work, I just hate (in descending order of hate-intensity):
-interacting with other people
-experiencing unfamiliar situations
-leaving the house
-dressing up
I don't mind labor and solving problems and stuff like that. I have a pretty good work ethic. The jobs I've had so far were manufacturing jobs, and after a few weeks the nervousness and stress kind of wore off a little, my palms got a little less slick with sweat, my stomach unknotted slightly, and I got pretty good at my tasks. But those are full-time grunt work temp jobs, the kind anyone can get. It doesn't matter if you just got out of prison. As long as you're a warm body that can pass a piss test, you're in. I need a part-time job, and many part-time jobs are service- or sales-related. Those are all out of the question because of my inability to interact. Plus the temp agencies I've worked through don't even handle part-time gigs. I'm so averse to the stress of starting a new job that I'm wondering if there isn't a way I could just become an entrepreneur, or even a bum on the streets, or maybe not exactly kill myself, I don't have the guts to do that, but maybe it would be lucky if some kind of freak accident were to occur and mercy-kill me before getting a job becomes an absolute necessity.

Maybe I could just quit school and discard my contrived, uncertain dreams of a future career and start some kind of NEET colony in some remote wilderness, where we all build our own living structures and grow our own food and do just enough odd jobs and ebay sales to pay for salt and toilet paper and internet access. Maybe we could even generate our own electricity with makeshift bicycle generators and wind turbines. Maybe we could develop new social norms that make interaction less painful, or less necessary. I don't know. Sorry.
8 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-14 13:54
My goals include
*More offline interaction with people
*Finishing my video project
*Starting to learn for my exams
*Renovating my apartment
*Significant progress on my website
*Building an HTPC
9 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-15 13:43
I would like to get my grades up. They've absolutely plummeted this semester. Sometimes I feel like I don't even want to be in college.
10 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-22 05:33
My grades were bad this semester. It was part being sick and part being my fault. My goals for winter are:

*Do work as I get it, not later.
*Save my money.
*Be supportive to boyfriend.
*When homework is all done, take time to practice Ruby, Japanese, and guitar.
*Start the Byzantium Project testing in hacker club.
*Keep a Raspberry Pi seedbox going with Tails, Byzantium, free learning books, and censored files and documents that need a signal boost.

I think I can manage this...
11 Name: Anonymous : 2013-12-26 14:04
A friend of mine proposed me to start a choir at the school I'm going to, because he knew I wanted to some time ago.
It all looked so easy but now I have no idea where to start, I have no experience in direction and I honestly don't know what to do, but I don't want to give it up.

I'm also planning to:
*Start going freeclimbing again, I started last year but I somewhat lost interest.
*Get my grades up a little bit, I don't really care about being good but I can't get out of here if I don't.
*Start learning japanese seriously.
*Get to know more people.
*Start biking again and go on long trips.
This is a lot of stuff for me, but if I don't even try to do anything I won't be able to achieve anything. "Ask and it will be given to you". I'm an atheist, and I don't even know where this quote comes from, but it makes a lot of sense to me.


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