I just heard an overly perky dude on Good Morning, America tell a story about some ducks. Or maybe flamingos? Or owls? Doesn't matter. Type of fowl not required to tell the story. Here's the gist... Four (insert bird types here) are sitting on a log. One decides to fly away.... how many are left? Duh... even Tabbi could do that math, right? Three. But no. The fourth bird decided to fly away... that doesn't mean that it did. Mr. Perky Pants's point was that we spend an awful lot of time in our lives deciding to do things, and very little time actually doing them. And you know what? That's me. I am a decider and not a do-er.
I decided to start a blog roughly 7 months before I actually did it. I have decided to start a diet in 2001 that I have yet to actually do. I decided that I would start cleaning my house and thank God the Merry Maids folks just pulled up because that sure isn't happening either. I have decided to put Mark and myself onto a budget that has yet to be enforced. My to do list includes deciding to clean out the front hall closet and my drawers upstairs and its been in existence for over a month now, but that list doesn't have a single check. I decided to help my friend's chiropractic office out with their paperwork and I have not inputted a single thing. I am a really great decision maker, but seriously poor at implementation.
Here's the kicker... Mr. Perky didn't say a word about how to get the decisions turned into actions. Thanks, dude. Way to point out my flaws without offering any suggestions. Although, what is there to say, except get off your lazy rear and actually do something you've decided to do. What a concept. But, let's all guess how much crap actually gets done today?!??!?!