Tag Archives: New Year’s Day

It’s The Time To Think About Time

There is something I find troubling about quoting famous people. So many of the pithy sayings are sweeping generalities. I feel this way even though all of my blog posts end with a quotation from a noteworthy person There is … Continue reading

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Happy Old New Year

Aleksei says he is eager for Old New Year.  My new Russian friend has asked for a few days off at work so he can be in Moscow to visit his sister’s family for the traditional holiday observance that will … Continue reading

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Happy 2016

“New Year’s Day” by Kobayashi Issa Everything is in blossom! I feel about average.   The Blue Jay of Happiness hopes you have a year filled with discovery, growth, and joy.

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Happy New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is a big deal for people around the World.  It’s a much bigger deal than the actual New Year’s Day holiday.  Aside from each nations’ national day, vast sums of money are spent on fireworks displays and … Continue reading

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Beginnings

Wow!  Here we find ourselves at the beginning of another year.  The feeling of freshness is here once again for awhile.  Perhaps some of us are anticipating a new approach to life in some way.  Maybe the world will see … Continue reading

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All Fools Day

I’m just waiting for Madison Avenue to latch onto the April Fool’s Day holiday to pull in more of our hard earned money.  So far, we’re not expected to purchase trinkets, flowers, or candy to celebrate. There is no tradition … Continue reading

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At The End Of 2012

I look at the calendar today and see December 31st on the page.  My mind immediately plays a few bars of “Auld Lang Syne”.  It’s the Guy Lombardo version, of course.  This is the only “sweet swing” that has survived … Continue reading

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