one of twelve

I am ready for January to be done. Not because it was a hard month, although in some ways it was. Not because I am eager for what is to come in February, although I totally am. Not because I don’t like this month’s...

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turning the page at last

And then, without much fanfare at all, that was the end of the Year of Perpetual Suck. One of the things that surprised me most about 2012 was how many people had a truly, spectacularly awful year. As a calendar year, it kind of...

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come darkness, come light

Several times in the last few days, I have been greeted with “Happy New Year”. I am grateful for this, even though we are now into the last week of January, because it feels like a grace period. I wasn’t quite ready for the...

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a whole new year, one day at a time

This time of year, there is a natural tendency to reflect on the time past, to look ahead to the time to come. We stand on the cusp. Many of the interesting people I follow/am friends with on the internet have come up with their...

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value: to regard highly

Happy New Year! I know it is September, not January. For most of my life (not the most that is anything-more-than-50% most, but the most that is nearly-all most), the beginning of school signals a new year more than does the...

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