An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.
However you plan to celebrate the entrance of 2015, I hope it is filled with all of your favorite things…Health, Happiness, Family, Friends and a good piece of Dark Chocolate. Our travels brings us to Sedona, Arizona for some Hiking, Biking and Pink Jeep tours of the famous (red) Sandstone formations that illuminate the landscape. I’m sure you’ve heard this 1982 “chart-topper” by Donna Loren entitled, Sedona:
or this critically acclaimed 2012 film staring Frances Fisher about an unexpected visit this slice of beauty.
Prior to vacations, I always write these emails ahead of time to ensure your Friday morning delivery but consistency compromises up-to-the-minute news, so if anything important happened this past week, I’ll include it in next week’s message.
Auld Lang Syne
This soulful Scottish song (thinking of you Jeff Kaye) is a classic New Years Eve staple. It encourages us to remember and appreciate old friends and maybe even rekindle those old relationship (which I try to do each week with these emails). Enjoy the beautiful voice of Julie Andrews as she reminds us of (translation to English) “Times Gone By“:
Good Bye 2014
Much has happened in this year of 2014. There was Good, Bad and Ugly. Here is a snapshot of it all:
and if you want more details than the above brief glimpse, check out CNN’s list of daily notable events and a tribute to all those we’ve lost this year.
Farewell and thanks for the memories!