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What Do You Hope to Accomplish in 2010?

  1. Miss Belgravia profile image78
    Miss Belgraviaposted 7 years ago

    Do you have a goal for 2010, or a plan to change your life in some major way? I don't mean New Year's resolutions, but rather a plan to be in a completely different place by the end of the year?

    My goal is to live in London by this time next year, and to celebrate the 2011 New Year at my favorite pub. I would love to hear about other people who are planning a life-changing year.

    1. wsp2469 profile image60
      wsp2469posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I hope to have a full-time job again.
      i get paid enough writing for various places to keep a rrof over my head but I have kids and credit card bills and need benefits.
      I also hope to submit something to a fellow hubber that will catch the eye of someone she knows and maybe actually see my byline in actual INK print again after so many years.
      Oh, and as always I hope I can continue to "get a little".

      1. Miss Belgravia profile image78
        Miss Belgraviaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        That would be nice. And it's one reason I want to get back to London -- I'm apparently much more attractive there than in the U.S.

        1. wsp2469 profile image60
          wsp2469posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          What are you talking about?  I'm sure when you come out from behind those glasses you're just fine!  I notice you have long hair--I personally love long hair!
          Still, it's a nice place to visit even on extended vacations: I must admit I've been there 3 times as a teenager and I loved it!  I even got to meet Harold Wilson and a member of the House of parliament.

          1. Miss Belgravia profile image78
            Miss Belgraviaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            I've never met a prime minister, although I did see Margaret Thatcher a couple of times in church. That must have been exciting for you as a teenager. I love London, and I think I was more popular there because I was different. The men loved my Texas accent. And pubs are a better place to meet people, since you actually sit and have conversations with groups of people, rather than the situation in bars here in the States. Whatever it is, it was an exciting and fun time in my life, and I'm going to do everything I can to get back over there permanently before the end of the year.

            1. wsp2469 profile image60
              wsp2469posted 7 years ago in reply to this

              yes!  i was going to ask about the accent.
              I too have found that in the UK an American accent can help you get a little.  I mean you can't be totally hideous or anything and have to be nice but the accent will work!
              When I hosted a scout from England HE had no problem attracting girls either--although he was too shy to close the deal.
              We were only kids really. 
              the only reason I think things worked for me was I used the whole shy, sweet, innocent whiteboy from America thing instead of stumbling over it.

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      cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      hi Miss Belgravia. i have a couple. one is to learn to play that dulcimer of mine and another is to speak Spanish fluently enough to be comfortable when traveling or ordering in restaurants, that sort of thing. in fact, you just gave me a great idea for a hub. i hope you achieve your goal to celebrate the next new year at that pub in London. good luck, and have a nice mead (or whatever they drink) for me wink smile

      1. Miss Belgravia profile image78
        Miss Belgraviaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks, Cosette, and good luck with your goals. Actually, most people drink beer in pubs, but I don't like it, so I drink wine. Usually far too much!

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    kakinposted 7 years ago

    same as last year, only actually getting things done.

  3. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    My main objective is to survive.

    1. Dao Hoa profile image61
      Dao Hoaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Me too!

  4. Wayne Orvisburg profile image79
    Wayne Orvisburgposted 7 years ago

    See 2011!

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      Ghost32posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      lol lol

      Um, truthfully...

      1.  Finish the earthbag-walled house I'm building single handed and get my wife moved out of our claustrophobic camp trailer.  (And me out of the 8' x 12' unheated steel storage shed in which I sleep for now, but that's very secondary.)

      2.  Pick up our dear prison pen pal friend when she finishes her ten year sentence On November 1 and get her settled in as part of our household.

      3.  Keep my wife alive (that's not a joke).

      4.  Write a minimum of 100 pro-Sarah Palin hubs with an eye toward the 2012 Presidential election.

      5.  Something else major is bound to come up--it always does. big_smile

      1. wsp2469 profile image60
        wsp2469posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Ok.  Enlighten me here.  What is an earthbag-walled house?

  5. K Partin profile image60
    K Partinposted 7 years ago

    increase hub productivity. smile

    1. goldenpath profile image83
      goldenpathposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Ditto this one!  With the job market the way it is creating and growing our internet presence is almost essential.

    2. Dao Hoa profile image61
      Dao Hoaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It is a good idea. I need to write many hubs for 2010!

  6. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    I plan to have 1,000 hubs by the end of 2010!

    1. Miss Belgravia profile image78
      Miss Belgraviaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Good luck! I hope to have 100. I look forward to reading all your new hubs.

      1. habee profile image90
        habeeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks!

    2. wyanjen profile image89
      wyanjenposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Damn girl, you are well on your way!
      You're working your butt off smile

      My goal for 2010?
      Get the rent paid, all 12 times.

  7. Ron Montgomery profile image61
    Ron Montgomeryposted 7 years ago

    I am aiming to stop setting goals in 2010.

    Wait, is that a goal?

  8. fishtiger58 profile image81
    fishtiger58posted 7 years ago

    More, more, and yet more hubs written. I hope. I know.

  9. candice5 profile image61
    candice5posted 7 years ago

    I hope to move on to a very nice position, this time I will be working more or less unsupervised Yee Hee.

  10. neysajasper profile image59
    neysajasperposted 7 years ago

    TO live for today..! no plans so far.. big_smile

  11. raguett profile image54
    raguettposted 7 years ago

    learn something new and write write write.......

  12. emievil profile image85
    emievilposted 7 years ago

    Got two major goals to be accomplished by 2011 - buy a lot and build a house smile.

  13. wrenfrost56 profile image81
    wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago

    I want to write more and generally get organized. I also hope make payout! big_smile

  14. EmpressFelicity profile image84
    EmpressFelicityposted 7 years ago

    Make £100 per month off my hubs.

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    lyricsingrayposted 7 years ago

    to eat 1 box of smarties a day but not the red ones. big_smile

    1. lorlie6 profile image85
      lorlie6posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Never heard of RED ones, are they weird up there in the frosty country of Canada? lol lol

  16. ThatFranzKid profile image59
    ThatFranzKidposted 7 years ago

    I'd like to draw throughout this year. It's been something that I've picked up and done for a few weeks at a time, then left alone. I want to pick it up this year and run with it. smile

    That, or the stereotypical (and boring) weight loss resolution, but hey.

  17. Miss Belgravia profile image78
    Miss Belgraviaposted 7 years ago

    Happy New Year and good luck to all of you in reaching your goals for 2010! Many of you plan to do more writing, and I look forward to reading all your new hubs. That's one of my goals also -- 100 in 2010. Also to read 50 books from the 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die. And to celebrate next New Year's Eve at my pub in London, instead of sitting with my dog in my apartment in Dallas, like I did last night!

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    cosetteposted 7 years ago

    smile

    London sounds like a great place. i'm excited for you.

    London Calling - The Clash

    1. Miss Belgravia profile image78
      Miss Belgraviaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Now you're really making me homesick -- love that song and video. Thanks for your encouragement!

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    lynnechandlerposted 7 years ago

    Well hopefully I will be in school by this time next year. I had a little set back and won't make it for spring semester, but fall should be doable.

    I'm going to hit 500 hubs before the end of the year and get all my other sites and money making ventures in place before the school thing happens.

    I set that in motion today with accomplishing one goal of having a merchant site at Amazon. Onward and upward and away we go!

    1. Miss Belgravia profile image78
      Miss Belgraviaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You've got quite a year plotted out for yourself. Best of luck!

  20. ysdata profile image67
    ysdataposted 7 years ago

    I have written a complete hubs on the topic called "Hub Resolutions" which includes a video I produced.  I plan to reach some major milestones this year.  Check out the hubs and leave your hub resolutions there too.

    1. Miss Belgravia profile image78
      Miss Belgraviaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Great hub and videos! I hope you reach all of your goals in 2010.

      1. ysdata profile image67
        ysdataposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks Miss Belgravia.  I'm going to work hard at it.

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    ralwusposted 7 years ago

    I would love to find my libido again. Fat chance of that one. So I will look for just having peace. hmmm fat chance of that one as well. So then I will make ice cream and moonshine.

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      Citrus000posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      big_smile Hello ralwus,
      You can have some of mine, my libido that is - not my ice cream... No, any thing but the ice cream!
      Just kidding, I would share my ice cream with you. smile

    2. Miss Belgravia profile image78
      Miss Belgraviaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That sounds like a great plan! I just finished a bowl of vanilla ice cream with Kahlua poured all over it. I'll try moonshine next time.

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        ralwusposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        You'll love it! Even mix in some margarita with it and lime zest.

  22. Miss Belgravia profile image78
    Miss Belgraviaposted 7 years ago

    Wsp2469 -- I'm sure that worked very well for you! Being different always gets some attention, and it did make it easier for me to meet people in London. I really enjoyed the atmosphere in the pubs there, and for a woman, it's a more comfortable way to get to know men. Each pub is like a little community, and the regulars don't gravitate only to people their own age, or talk to members of the opposite sex for the sole purpose of getting into their pants. Although that may be what is ultimately on their minds, they go through the motions of getting to know someone before they make it apparent. I have friends in London of both sexes, from the age of 18 to 88, and we thought nothing of going out together to dinner, a pub, or whatever. When I got back here and went out to their favorite bar one night with my daughter and her husband, their friends were kind of perplexed as to why I was with them. I had forgotten about that attitude, and it really saddened me. People here miss a lot by not expanding their social circle to include people of all ages, and not talking to members of the opposite sex unless they're sexually interested in them. Because the truth is, men would have better luck with women if they would just talk to them as people, rather than coming up with some line or playing games.

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    logic,commonsenseposted 7 years ago

    Wake up every morning and drag my ass to work! smile

 
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