As years close, so do chapters of what could have been. New books, new stories, new adventures of changes that lie ahead come into view as a new trip ‘round the sun beckons.

Many, present company included, consider the declaration of New Year’s resolutions an overemphasized and played- out cliche. Instead we should all create imperatives for personal action. Priorities for measured improvement, not pie-in-the-sky targets. These objectives will set us up for contentment across the coming 365 sunsets and in perpetuity.