I don't know if it's a good thing or a bad thing...

Tonight I’m watching the Bucket List and playing with the XPath module for Perl…so I’m thinking a little bit about what I would do or what I would regret not having done if I knew I was going to die in say six months.

It’s hard to say with any certainty since (hopefully) I’ll live much longer…but my initial thought is that I would continue to spend as much time as I could with my friends and family…and I would have very few regrets.

If pressed, my single biggest regret right now would probably be that I haven’t yet hit on a really meaningful project…what I mean is that, outside of having kids, I haven’t really made a dent or a difference in society or the world…I understand it’s a hard and unique thing for someone to actually accomplish (most people really don’t make a large or lasting difference in the world).

Perhaps that is why it’s something I’m so interested in trying to accomplish?

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