Springing from ashes Sun-scorched bones of harsh years past Stronger, wiser, new
Thousands of revelers filled the city square. High above the crowd, a crystal sphere was suspended. At the stroke of midnight, it would make its descent to the street below, bringing with it a promise of a new millennium. Jocular and inebriated, the party-goers were on the brink of mayhem, saved only by their expectation [...]
The New Year is like a misty, foggy day at the beach. You can see what's right before you, and barely discern what's coming in the near future, but what's way out there is lost in the hazy unknown. As you push ahead, cautiously moving forward, step-by-step, it comes into focus and isn't so daunting.
“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day.” ~ Edith Lovejoy Pierce Farewell 2011. You weren't the worst, but you could have been better. Here's to kickin' 2012's arse!