Daniel Roy Greenfeld

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New Year's Resolutions for 2013

I'm one of those people who not only likes to make New Year's Resolutions, I like to blog about them.


  • Go to at least one technical conference in South America, Asia, Africa, and Australia.
  • Visit at least one new nation. It's hard to come up with preferences since the whole world is so exciting.
  • Take a road trip across the USA.
  • See the Grand Canyon.
  • Keep to a 32 waist for the whole year.
  • Blog once a week. That is at least 52 blog entries!
  • Take a fun class with Audrey.
  • Build something real using Twisted as a critical component.
  • Take a high level Python class from the likes of Raymond Hettinger or David Beazley.
  • Commit to core Python
  • Upload all my outstanding pictures to Flickr!
  • Pull off an Aú sem Mão (no-handed cartwheel).
  • Attend my first Capoeira Batizado (formal gathering).
  • Work out at least three times a week.
  • Learn how to surf or snowboard.
  • Have a beer with Thomas, Andy, Andy, Tony, Garrick, Bernd, and the rest of Ye Aulde Gange.
  • See my old DC area friends such as Eric, Chris, Steve, Beth, Sarah, Daye, Renee, Kenneth, Leslie, Whitney, Dave, and many others.


  • Teach some Python or Django.
  • Go back to at least one of the nations I've visited before.
  • Visit at least one new nation.
  • Go to at least one technical conference in North America and Europe.
  • Publish as least one book. See Two Scoops of Django
  • Update my blog to Pelican 3.
  • Implement a custom theme design so my blog looks more unique. ;-)
  • Visit a beach for more than one day. (Split, Croatia)
  • Get married
  • Visit friends and family back east.

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