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12-27-2017 04:21 PM

Do you have goals for 2018?

-- Community Manager

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#1 posted 12-27-2017 04:45 PM

Simple. Make it through until 2019.

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#2 posted 12-27-2017 04:49 PM

I’m still hoping to kick one into the end zone :))
I’m hoping to take one day of the week to learn things I haven’t done for years or have not been good at or new task and skills.,
such as carving, wood burning, welding, oil painting, learning SketchUp. Time will tell if this really happens.


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#3 posted 12-27-2017 05:29 PM

I want more of this in my life in 2018…

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#4 posted 12-27-2017 05:39 PM

Visit more Lumber jocks in my travels, and try to revisit the rest? Oh ya get my #@$%^%# D.C. repaired!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#5 posted 12-27-2017 06:00 PM

Never really sit down and think what are my goals. Maybe I should. I guess I have goals but they are broader long term plans.

Overall I just focus on reducing debt and increasing savings (early retirement my end “goal”). As far as yearly things just do things that I enjoy or want to do…. Often they get put aside as doing things with the family/kids take precedent.

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#6 posted 12-27-2017 06:02 PM

I want more of this in my life in 2018…

- Cricket

you just have to make it happen Cricket ….in the end you are in control of your own destiny :<))
find my new table saw on craigs list for $100.00 :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#7 posted 12-27-2017 06:55 PM

Build a Prie Dieu for the Episcopal Cathedral of Saint Philip (Atlanta)

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#8 posted 12-27-2017 09:54 PM

Simple. Make it through until 2019.

- LittleShaver

Hell Yes!

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#9 posted 12-27-2017 10:00 PM

I going to try not to get ban for the LJ’s

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#10 posted 12-27-2017 10:10 PM

ahh, more Butter coffee while camping , great idea.


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#11 posted 12-27-2017 11:00 PM

I just found a new interest in pyrography and would like to master it in the coming year.

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#12 posted 12-27-2017 11:49 PM

Once my hands are healed enough (carpal tunnel release surgery), I’ll be pulling the engine out of my truck to rebuild it. Truck has 215k miles on it, and it’s using oil. We’ll go camping once that’s done, but the coffee gets heated on the stove in our travel trailer. That backpacking in and out of remote sites is history. The wife can’t walk that far in rugged territory. Neither can I, for that matter.

Also continue to learn new wood carving techniques, and maybe find some time for some coppersmithing. I can’t believe how busy I am cleaning up all the tasks that I let go until I retired. Now that stuff is like a full time job.

BTW, I cleared my cache several times, and the “pulse” page is now behaving itself. Thanks, Cricket!

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

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#13 posted 12-28-2017 12:23 AM

Learn to turn threads and enjoy every day above the ground.

-- socrbent Ohio

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#14 posted 12-28-2017 12:37 AM

Build some more shelves in shop. Build bench top rolling stand for my new lathe. Purchase a Robust Scout lathe and learn (teach myself) woodturning. Get more bluegill fishing in this spring.

-- Youngsville, LA

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#15 posted 12-28-2017 12:43 AM

Simple. Make it through until 2019.

- LittleShaver

Hell Yes!

- ralbuck

Hell yes too!

-- Illigitimii non carburundum sum

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