I certainly could've and probably should've taken a couple of days off during the Christmas rush.
But I didn't.
"You know me," I said to my beautiful wife. "The troubles start when I think I haven't done enough."
So, I shortened a few days to regular days, but I also cleaned a couple of rooms that needed it...
...and 2016 continued to remind me why I don't like to waste moments.
Carrie Fisher was only 60.
These celebrity deaths seem to remind us:
The Big D comes for all of us.
Prince, Ali, Bowie, Michael, Henderson, Thicke...
...and many more..
Met the Big D this year.
All pretty young too.
All icons in the 80's.
And it pains us to be reminded that all we are actually promised is the moment we're in.
I do a pretty good job of reaching out to old friends.
I make absolutely certain that if my family needs me I try and listen...
...and I'm really a little too intense about making the day count, in one way or another.
Try and make someone smile....
...do something that leaves a mark.
Write a perfect sentence, read a good book.
Last year my resolution was to use my days off.
I didn't actually do that...
...but I didn't mail many days in either!
We all have an expiration date attached...
...losing all the 80's icons brought it home again.
Even the princess!
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