I’m the kind of person who makes ridiculous resolutions. (Like vowing to shop only at locally owned Alabama stores for a year and blogging about it. Or spending as little money as possible for three months and blogging about it. Or writing a novel in a month and blogging … hey, there might be a theme here.) I usually stick to my resolutions even when they’re impractical because I’m stubborn, Midwestern, Protestant and German, and all these things put together mean I have virtually no sense of life balance and I thrive on discipline and arbitrary rules. But I’m also the first to admit that strict, extreme resolutions are not always the best ones. Read the full post at PostScriptBlog.com.