Saturday, December 31, 2011

Auld Lang Syne

Tonight, at the stroke of midnight, Bobby and I, both safe and warm at home, will raise a toast to one another and to life, to the birth of a new year with its unique possibilities, and to the passing of an old one.

2011 was, for me, a year of letting go, a time of shaking burdens off stooped shoulders and continuing the long walk down my own road with a lighter heart.

Clearing the clutter uncovers the simple solaces that life has left for us to find hidden behind the messes.

So tonight, as I clink my glass against the one in Bobby's hand, I will whisper with a smile, "Goodbye ... Hello."


  1. After a year of stoop-shouldered slouching toward dreadful inevitabilities, this reminds me that the light at the end of the tunnel may not be an oncoming  train. I think you've given me my New Year's resolution, the best gift I've gotten this holiday.

  2. Happiest of New Years to you and Bobby, dear man. xo

  3. Cheers, dear! May the next year be a feast for you and yours.

  4. Hi Glenn,   Have a happy and healthy 2012.    thanks for your generosity.     sp        

  5. Thank you. May your new year be the best it can be for you, too. And as for my generosity, I just gives as good as I gits ;-) Thank you for all of your well wishes and encouragement throughout the past year.


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