I'm thinning out my todo list for the new year to delete some of the oldest items, the ones that aren't particularly hard but they also haven't been done this past year.
I figure that if I need to do them, the opportunity will arise again, and it might be easier to get them done if they show up fresh at the top of the list rather than buried at the bottom.
What's humorous (or sad) is the items marked "urgent" that are more than a week old; clearly, simply marking something as urgent does not stand in for actually doing the work.
Ah, new year's productivity !
UPDATE: Yup, thinning out the list is now a perpetual activity; I'm trying to keep work in progress under about 30 tasks. There may be more to do in the world, you think? I can only keep track of so much of it.