Did you know that the United States government has a resource to help you achieve some of the most common resolutions? (Yes, the PDF is still available during the shutdown.) I’ll bet most people can guess the resolutions that made the list: losing weight, managing stress, saving money and getting a better education, among others. Did your resolution focus on education? If so, congrats! You’re already … Continue reading What’s Your New Year’s Resolution? We Have Five Ways to Help You Keep It!
We’re officially one week into 2009! So…how are those New Year’s resolutions coming? Each year millions of Americans and others across the globe set goals for self-improvement as the calendar transitions from December to January. Some of the most common resolutions relate to weight loss and health, finance management and family life; check out this list of “Popular New Year’s Resolutions” from the US … Continue reading Add a Geographic Twist to Your New Year’s Resolution
Remember my New Year’s resolution to learn more about my neighborhood in Washington, D.C.? Well, I just found a great new application to help me in that quest. WashingtonPost.com has a feature called “Local Explorer” that provides detailed maps of sites of interest in the Washington, D.C. Metro Region. Powered by Google, it stays true to the innovator’s trademark clean, user-friendly format. Simply type in an … Continue reading Map It: Local Explorer
It’s a new year replete with opportunities to engage in your world. So Tell Us: What’s your geographic New Year’s resolution for 2008? Mine is to explore the local geography of my hometown of nearly 6 months now: Washington, DC. As much as it plays the role of national monument, museum, and legislative center, D.C. has a rich history and modern flavor all its own, … Continue reading Tell Us