I think we can all agree that 2020 sucked cheese balls. I am a firm believer in “The Secret” philosophy – “whatever consumes your thoughts is what you will eventually get in life.”
With that in mind, I have 21 specific demands for the year 2021 that will be “consuming my thoughts” for the next 12 months.
1. I will NOT have toilet water repeatedly sloshing my butt!
2. I will NOT be paying rent in two places!
3. I will NOT be holding any Zoom meetings…regardless of how “hilarious” they are!
4. I will NOT be giving any more questionable quarantine haircuts!
5. I will NOT be accosted by a Walmart receipt Nazi!
6. I will NOT have any sick kiddos!
7. I will NOT be driven deaf by a grand prix!
8. I will NOT accidentally order 96 cheese danish!
9. I will NOT experience any funnel clouds – PERIOD!
10. I will NOT be packing and running from any hurricanes!
11. I will NOT run out of toilet paper!
12. I will NOT hide in the woods from rioters!
13. I will NOT avoid eating out because of riots!
14. I will NOT run over my guitar!
15. My laptop will NOT croak!
16. It will NOT take me 6 months to start writing another new book!
17. I will NOT give my kid food poisoning!
18. I will NOT be taking any trips to the E.R.!
19. NO neighbors are going to accuse me of stealing a stupid garden hose!
20. I will NOT assume that a disagreement with a neighbor will last forever!
21. And, NOBODY I know and love is going to die!
There. I said it. Now, I’m going to sit back and watch all of these things NOT happen in 2021.
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