Patching Cracks

Every New Year, since I moved to Big Sandy, I have written a couple of columns about making and keeping New Year’s resolutions. Last year, I realized that I had never made or kept one. So, last January, I made a half-dozen resolutions, which I set out to achieve. There were a couple that I managed to achieve, but the one that was most successful for me was my resolution to read more books. Actually, though I set out to read more books, within a few weeks I realized that the lack of specificity was a problem. In order to hit a target, it has to be specific enough to know that you have managed t...