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A toast to 2013. Good riddance.

A great dinner at Martin’s in Hazleton PA. The night is still young—but so is our son.. So it may be the big ball on TeeVee with Ryan Seacrest instead of live fun. But that’s alright. It’s all good in ‘14

A toast to 2013. Good riddance.

A great dinner at Martin’s in Hazleton PA. The night is still young—but so is our son.. So it may be the big ball on TeeVee with Ryan Seacrest instead of live fun. But that’s alright. It’s all good in ‘14

December 31, 2013.. the final 2013 news roundup, and some deeper thoughts about personal fulfillment

TUESDAY DECEMBER 31 2013

The last day unlucky 13..

STOCKPILES IN THE YEAR 2000As I write this, Japan and parts of Russia are already greeting 2014.

I recall how news stations covered the millennium changeover back in 2000...they covered each nation live--even though 2000 didn't even start a new millennium!

And worst yet, everyone with stockpiles of soup and water exited their bunkers on January 2 to find the world was still there.. crazy, insane.. but there..

You have heard enough of the year in review laments by now.. the best and worst.. the nice and bad.. Even the HORROR REPORT gave you our annual review of what we thought mattered --and didn't--over the previous 12 months..
It is interesting that we do this, too.. That one day, New Years day, can mean so much of a difference to us..
The most meaningless place I think you can be tonight is a dive bar.. cowered in the smoky corner --wait can you still smoke in them!?--listening to some awful band try to recreate magic from 197…

December 31, 2013.. the final 2013 news roundup, and some deeper thoughts about personal fulfillment

TUESDAY DECEMBER 31 2013

The last day unlucky 13..

As I write this, Japan and parts of Russia are already greeting 2014.

I recall how news stations covered the millennium changeover back in 2000...they covered each nation live--even though 2000 didn't even start a new millennium!

And worst yet, everyone with stockpiles of soup and water exited their bunkers on January 2 to find the world was still there.. crazy, insane.. but there..

You have heard enough of the year in review laments by now.. the best and worst.. the nice and bad.. Even the HORROR REPORT gave you our annual review of what we thought mattered --and didn't--over the previous 12 months..
It is interesting that we do this, too.. That one day, New Years day, can mean so much of a difference to us..
The most meaningless place I think you can be tonight is a dive bar.. cowered in the smoky corner --wait can you still smoke in them!?--listening to some awful band try to recreate magic from 1970s tunes... After th…