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Glancing back, charging ahead

If you know me (or read this blog), then you know that I'm not much for new year's resolutions.  My feeling is, if you want to make a positive change in your life, then just do it.  Don't wait for a particular date, a specific birthday, or a traumatic life event.  Lost your groove?  Stop whining about it and go get it back, or else accept that you now live a grooveless existence and find the peace in that.  Feeling bad about your thighs?  Go for a walk, hit the gym, or go buy some sweatpants.  Want more adventure in your life?  Ask a Bostonian for directions from Cambridge to Roxbury.  Let's not pretend that there's something magical about the middle of winter that makes us all more likely to stop, start, quit, join, lose, or gain.  There's no Fountain of Self-Improvement that only gushes at midnight, January 1.
That said, there is something about this time of year that makes me stop and take stock of my life.  Maybe it's wrapping up budget season that make…