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Starting 2017 on a Rise

I’m not going to lie to you. The year 2016 was one I’d rather forget. In my mind, I’ll remember lots of stress, running around, frustration, and the time when I was convinced that I had legitimate memory loss issues (still think I’m not 100%). 574 more words

Farm Life

The Thrill of New Things

In our previous episode, dear readers, we learned Deon stresses out when things fall apart and he really likes new things.  Today, let’s explore that excitement of the new. 1,114 more words

Why do we celebrate Burns Night?

What is it about Robert Burns that leads so many to celebrate the life of this adored Scottish Poet? Having been asked to help organise and promote a Burns Night Supper for Harringworth Appeals Fund on Saturday 28 January, I decided to undertake a little research to find more about the life of the great man! 288 more words

Auld Lang Syne

2017 is here, I can’t even believe it. 2016 had its ups and downs. We spent a week in beautiful Paris, I took a transfer at work, we moved to Nashville, we made it through the one-year anniversary of losing Astro, Chris started grad school, my grandfather passed away, my graduating class lost a beautiful friend to cancer, and I reunited with not one, not two, but… 353 more words

2017 New Year's Resolution

Happy New Year!

Let’s start out the new year with a cover of one of my favorite holiday songs, “Auld Lang Syne.” :-)

The beginning of a new year is a great time to think about what goals you would like to achieve by the end of the year. 118 more words



Happy New Year everybody! Happy Birthday to me! 1,361 more words

Columns: Playing Solitaire With The Hermit Of The People

petchary reblogged this on Petchary's Blog and commented:

I'm sharing this delightful New Year blog post from Gordon Robinson (the "Terrible Tout") whose sharp and witty writing I always enjoy. New Year's Day is my father's birthday (he passed away on January 3) so it is a sad time for me. But thank you Mr. Robinson for this post, which really made me chuckle. Happy belated birthday, and Happy New Year!

Should auld acquaintance be forgot...?

Congratulations to you, people!- we’ve now got another year to not give a damn about! 257 more words