warrior ant press: 2009 resolutions / by Warrior Ant Press Worldwide Anthill Headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.

m.o.i believes in resolutions, just not on New Year's Eve. We like to wait a few days, or weeks before coming clean with ours, but we do think commitment, however fleeting, to be a good exercise to undertake. So here are our 2009 resolutions:

Be strong. We actually started this one about 3 weeks before the New Year. It's a strength and conditioning program designed to insure we make it downriver for the 4th annual MR340.

Swim 50 miles. Walk 500 miles. Kayak/canoe 750 miles. Bike 1,000 miles. Lift 1.5 million pounds. [see resolution no.1]

More focused screen time. That means fewer ambling rambles down the lonely Internet path of nonexistence and, it may, mean fewer posts this year, but hopefully it means smarter posts.

More efficient sleeping. However implausible, it sounds worthy.

Fewer weeds, more vegetables. Last year, for the 1st time in more than 30 years, we didn't grow any vegetables (not counting herbs), instead devoting all our energy to flowers. Growing flowers is still a cause worthy of our attention (see The Flower Project) and we will continue to do this, but there's nothing like fresh spinach, lettuce, and tomatoes from the garden.

Kill something and eat it. Besides the vegetables.

Look sharp. At times.