Posted by: Mark | June 25, 2015

Resolution Update XXVI

This has been the worst week of the year. I’ll try to get on track:

1. Blogging. Goal:  300 posts for the year. What I did: This is #194, needing 144.66 to be on track for the year.

2. Writing. Goal:  100,000 words for the year. What I have: Barely wrote anything–53,064 words, needing 48,219.18.

3. Running. Goal: 2,200 miles for the year.  What I have: Basically nothing– I needed 1,060.82 miles and only had 1,024.1.

4. Publishing. Goal : 105 manuscripts sent out: Nothing–66 for the year, needing 50.63.

5. Video. Goal : five video projects.  What I did: Still four out of five.

6. Weight. Goal : lose 35 pounds. What I have: Didn’t even check today.

7. Art. Goal: Photograph 100 species. What I did : 57:

Mammal (7)  Gerbil, Robo hamster, Campbell’s hamster, Syrian hamster, Rabbit, Gray Squirrel

Bird (23): Budgerigar parakeet, Rock doves (pigeons), Northern cardinal, House sparrow, Mallard duck, Canada goose, House finch, American robin, Red-tailed hawk, Common crow, European starling, Tufted Titmouse, Ring-billed gull, Swan Goose, American tree sparrow, Herring gull, Downy woodpecker,  Red-bellied woodpecker, Northern mockingbird, Mourning dove, Red-winged blackbird, Killdeer, Great blue heron

Reptile (3): Red-eared slider, Leopard gecko, European wall lizard

Amphibian (2): Dwarf aquatic frog, Fire-Bellied Toad

Insect (17): Madagascar Hissing Cockroach, Stink bug, Wax worm, Mealworms, Cricket, Hister or Oil beetle, White grub, Termite, Formica ant, Bumblebee, Varied carpet beetle, Field cricket, Common red soldier beetle, Leaf hopper

Arachnid: Common house spider

Crustacean: Pillbug

Myriapod (3): Millipedes, Garden centipede, House centipede

Annelid (2): Canadian nightcrawler, Red worms

Planaria (1): Planaria

8. Kids. Goal : 300 events.  What I did: 103 events–the Campbell Library, Game Day, and swimming.

9. Exercise. Goal : 8,000 leg lifts and 5,000 push ups.  What I did: Needed 3,857.53 leg lifts and 2,410.99 push ups and have–

Leg lifts: 3,676 (181.53 down)

Push ups 2,352 (58.99 down)

10. Visited the Deer Park Library.


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