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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Kevin has a day job as CTO of Veritonic and is spending nights & weekends hacking on Share Game Tape. You can also check out some of his open source code on GitHub or connect with him on Twitter @falicon or via email at kevin at falicon.com.
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