Saturday, January 1

Happy New Year My Friends

It’s been a long year but it’s finally time to celebrate a clean start in 2012.

The last 2 years were really hard for me and full of problems but I’m glad for the new chance this year!

I haven’t started mine yet but how many of you have started your list of New Year resolutions? It’s an easy thing to do until you find yourself staring at a blank page, waiting to come up with something.

According to Forbes 44 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. The problem begins when you make resolutions that are unattainable in the first place. Don’t pick things that will set you up to fail. The right resolutions can make a huge difference in boosting happiness in your New Year.

The US Government (of all people) has provided a list of “Popular New Year's Resolutions”. They say that these are popular year after year. Need some help achieving these goals? Just click on the links for extra information.

Drink Less Alcohol

Eat Healthy Food

Get a Better Education

Get a Better Job

Get Fit

Lose Weight

Manage Debt

Manage Stress

Quit Smoking

Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

Save Money

Take a Trip

Volunteer to Help Others

Funny New Years Resolutions-I will……

Start washing my hands after I use the restroom.

Stop licking frozen flag poles.

Only get divorced and remarried once this year.

Watch more movie remakes.

Go back to school to avoid paying my student loans.

Only eat the white snow.

Keep it to myself that I have trouble with authority when I'm being interviewed.

Spend less than $1825 for coffee at Starbucks this year.

Claim all my pets as dependents on my taxes.

Start a blog about how I would write more often if I had something important to write. Only make one blog entry and leave it published for years.

Talk with a robot voice all the time.

Start using Facebook for something other than Farmville and stupid quizzes.

Start smoking to lose weight.

Switch my username to “password” and my password to “username” to make each a lot harder for hackers to figure out.

It’s easy to find e-cards on the internet but I’m finding that more and more of the sites I used to use where you can put yourself in the card and embed them in your blog are disappearing quickly. I prefer embedding them to providing a link, but it’s the thought that counts.

Here’s an e-card for you!

I wrote a poem for you this year it’s silly but I hope you like it. I just wanted you to know how much I have enjoyed hanging out with you all on Window’s Live and I hope we all stay in touch. Enjoy!

Time For A Very Good New Year

The month of December has come to a close
the weather has brought a new blanket of snow
Christmas has faded from Rudolf’s red nose
looks like it’s time for the New Year.

To the party you go with your friends in tow
everyone’s happy there’s smiles all around
jollification whereever we go
looks like it’s almost the New Year.

Champagne is pouring as midnight draws near
resolutions are made as we watch the ball drop
we raise up our glasses to toast to good cheer
that this New Year-be a very good year!

♦Rebecca Sanchez 2011

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