You know everything must change /As time goes by /Though it feels like yesterday/ When we first met ~Voltaire: Anniversary

I wish I wasn’t going to blither, but that may be what you are going to get. I have pneumonia or a really horrible case of bronchitis from the SECOND flu I’ve had this year. I had a horrible cold, 2 flus, a stomach virus and dislocated my ankle. Since August. I …

New Year’s Day: Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual. ~Mark Twain

Well it isn’t quite New Year’s day but we had some family stuff going on that precluded writing. I am relieved that 61 straight days of blogging is over. I’m glad I did it. I made more connections out of #Reverb10 after a bumpy start. I really enjoyed the people …

Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection ~Pindar

December 30 – Gift Prompt: Gift. This month, gifts and gift-giving can seem inescapable. What’s the most memorable gift, tangible or emotional, you received this year? (Author: Holly Root)   I’ve really run out of steam on these. I think because I started with nablopomo the first of November. This …

This moment contains all moments. ~CS Lewis

December 29 – Defining Moment Describe a defining moment or series of events that has affected your life this year. (Author: Kathryn Fitzmaurice) I’m starting to wonder if Reverb 10 is all I thought it would be. I hoped it would connect me with other folks on the web. For …

It goes. that’s the way it goes. it goes that way.~It Tango by Laurie Anderson.

DECEMBER 20 – BEYOND AVOIDANCE What should you have done this year but didn’t because you were too scared, worried, unsure, busy or otherwise deterred from doing? (Bonus: Will you do it?) (Author: Jake Nickell) Is it me or are these all starting to sound extremely similar? I should have …

Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes. Oscar Wilde

DECEMBER 17 – LESSON LEARNED What was the best thing you learned about yourself this past year? And how will you apply that lesson going forward?   The BEST thing? or The most important thing? The Best thing I learned is that I have a brain. I felt uninteresting (and …

But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart.. I’ll always be with you.”~Winnie the Pooh

DECEMBER 16 – FRIENDSHIP How has a friend changed you or your perspective on the world this year? Was this change gradual, or a sudden burst? (Author: Martha Mihalick)   I’ve had a lot of different friendships throughout the years. Some have lasted a lifetime (like Ben or Greg) some …

I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person. Or he became me. Cary Grant

DECEMBER 11 – 11 THINGS What are 11 things your life doesn’t need in 2011? How will you go about eliminating them? How will getting rid of these 11 things change your life? (Author: Sam Davidson) What if my life doesn’t have 11 things? Let’s see if it does. My …

She’s afraid that if she leaves, she’ll become the life of the party Groucho Marx

DECEMBER 9 – PARTY December 9 – Party Prompt: Party. What social gathering rocked your socks off in 2010? Describe the people, music, food, drink, clothes, shenanigans. (Author: Shauna Reid) I enjoyed our Halloweeniversary because it is fun making all that for folks and having kids run around. It is …

I have no color prejudices nor caste prejudices nor creed prejudices. All I care to know is that a man is a human being, and that is enough for me; he can’t be any worse. ~Mark Twain

I’m here and very tired. The time change does that sort of thing to all of us. Had a surprise visit from a good friend visiting from Texas. It was good to see her. It is so funny how much we all care about each other and we are so …