Good gravy, I’ve been away from posting for a while. I decided–crazy or not–that in 2017  I would try to read 200 books. As the year nears its end, I finally figured out that this goal was not so worthy.

11 months later. I’m a slow learner, apparently.

Anyway: I’ve enjoyed most of the books I read but I found that I had very little time for other things I enjoy. I didn’t practice guitar as much. I didn’t write. I didn’t train my dog enough. There was a lot of life that I missed.

So, as much as I love learning about things, I sure as heck love just being and enjoying. As much as I love consuming, I kind of like producing something too.

Next year, I’m going back to my 100 books a year routine. I might even try to work on being friendlier. But that’s going to require more than one year.

About scotmarvin

Scot is a content strategist for Oracle. He's a slacker and smartass involved in content design, content architecture, big data, cloud computing, and other buzzwords related to technical stuff. He loves his family, history books, jazz guitar, and the Minnesota Vikings. Scot is a proud father, so don't make the mistake of asking about his family unless you have four hours to listen to him ramble on about his kids.
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2 Responses to 200

  1. Larry Kunz says:

    Slow learner? I don’t know. You learned some important things about who you are and how you want to spend your life. That’s not a bad year’s work.

  2. scotmarvin says:

    You are very kind, Larry. Thank you.

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