Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Happy New Year
I suppose most folk who offer prizes on their blog are doing it for marketing reasons or because they have extra stash to unload. Posts are probably well designed and prizes carefully thought out ahead of time.
As you have probably guessed, this is a bit more random and for fun. Just a commitment to offer some cool stuff to those who read here and a commitment to some more than usual blogging.
No new New Year's resolution re blogging; still plan to blog my twice a month. Very happy that is one resolution I maintained in 2012! I guess it is one I'll make again. Sometimes, like now, there may be a bit more blogging and every now and then some fun prizes.
So many thoughts rush in on New Year's Day. Thoughts of the year past. The most recent event was the loss of Great Aunt Jeanne. She was 95 and in poor health recently. Yet, she will be missed. I've been trying to get my thoughts together for a note to cousin Ron (Jeanne's son) and his wife Vicki. She was the last of that generation, a child of immigrant parents. Her life spanned so many changes in the world, it sets my mind reeling!
I am not planning a lot of resolutions. Thinking about projects like One Little Word and Project 365 or maybe Project 52. Of course, more photos means better photos. Still, it is hard to make those kind of plans. Not that either is a lot to do but some days I'd just rather do nothing at all!
Did you folks watch the Rose Parade today? It was awesome. We went in person a few years ago on a Rose Bowl parade and game tour package and we loved it! I liked visiting the floats in the park in Pasadena after the parade when I lived in Southern CA. The designs get better and better and the flowers were so amazing - I think the cold weather helped. The Kaiser Permanente float was just so cool! I really liked the photo representations on the Delta float, too. Disney's "Cars Land" was another fave and those traditional puppets on the Indonesia float were breathtaking. Liked the bands and the gorgeous cars and horses, so pretty much was happy with the entire thing. Will look for a good photo of roses to put on this post but it will be photoless for now.
Woke up this am and resolved to take a nap because I did not sleep well. Off to do that now and consider other plans for 2013. Do share some of your resolutions.
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Posted by Karen Poirier-Brode at 1:54 PM