Joe Beernink


I’ve done resolutions in the past, and I like to look back upon them at the end of the year, and laugh. There’s always something in my plans that was so reasonable to expect, yet so impossible to achieve, that I just have to sit back and chuckle. So here are some of my plans and resolutions for 2016—if not for your enjoyment, then for mine a year from now. Note to… Read More

Last year I resolved to get back into shape, get more out of my weekends, write another novel, keep my technical skills up, rebuild my circle of friends and to continue to build my brand. Well, I think I’m in better shape now than I was last year at this time. I probably got more out of my weekends in 2013 than I did in 2012, but I can always do better…. Read More

Last year I wrote out my New Year’s Resolutions. And though I failed to achieve many of them, I decided to start of 2013 with more bold and daring promises. While there are things I would love to have happen in 2013 (like never again worrying about Guillain-Barre Syndrome), this list is confined to only the things I have some sort of control over. So, in no particular order, here are my… Read More

Last year, shortly after the New Year chimed, I made the foolish mistake of writing out a set of New Years resolutions. Little did I know that by the beginning of February, my world would be turned upside-down by GBS and the resolutions would be long forgotten. But that won’t stop me now from looking back at my goals and seeing how I did. Resolution #1: Shop locally I actually did very… Read More