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A Gongey is a special being. Having been created in the fiery furnaces of hell...wait...let me start over.
Back when collars were huge and pants were in the shape of bells I was born. The year was 1977. After 10 long months of gestation I was ready to join the world and make my contribution.
This blog is a record of my life. Good, bad and generally mundane!

We are 3 days into 2012 and I don’t notice anything different.  🙁  In this webisode of Gongey.com I am going to list all the things I would like changed this year.  Throughout the year I will re-visit this list to see how things are going.

2012-Things I want changed or want to do:

  • Ability to concentrate on important tasks longer than 5 minutes, preferably for hours at a time!
  • Start a decent marketing campaign for Natural Edge
  • Obama OUT OF OFFICE!
  • SOPA better not pass!
  • NDAA better be repealed!
  • 6 months of emergency funds in savings
  • Get out of debt this year
  • Purchase a dual-sport bike
  • Get the Belvedere running(engine is almost complete!)
  • Wood flooring in living room and hallway
  • Re-model master bathroom
  • Lose weight – even if it’s getting somewhat close to my early 20’s body
  • Get a couple of websites going that bring in a good amount of residual income
  • Spend more time with family
  • Spend more time outdoors

**Edit: As noted by my niece; it does seem ludicrous that I mention getting out of debt, then immediately talk about buying stuff.  I always forget to explain that when I talk about buying stuff(big ticket items) it means buying them with cash.  Unless it’s an absolute emergency I don’t pay for stuff with credit.

That seems like a reasonable list of changes for 2012.

What are some changes you would like to see?  Have you already started on your own list?

 

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3 Responses to 2012, you better be an improvement over 2011!

  1. Gongeylittle says:

    My favorite part of your list is where you say, “get out of debt.” then after that you list like 5 big purchases you want to make! Haha. Having a good chunk of savings is always me and Andrews goal. I think its way smart to have something like that. The change I want to make this year is: Have better grades than I did last year.

  2. Gongey says:

    Yes I edited the post to better clarify my big purchases.
    I forget that most of America associates buying stuff to mean putting it on credit. When I talk about buying stuff it always means with cash.

    If you don’t have cash then you don’t buy it.

  3. Gongeylittle says:

    I know, I think its because of you and that philosophy of yours that I am better off than… well…my other sibling. You have good advice.

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