Just thought I would take a moment and wish you all a Happy New Year, and I hope you enjoy yourselves as you sit back and relax after what has been an eventful year.
And it has been eventful- the chaos in Iraq, the tumult of the election year, as well as al lthe domestic political squabbles that we have endured. And there have been some positive developments mixed in with all the other events- Rick Santorum, Katherine Harris, Cynthia McKinney, and George Allen are all out of politics. Saddam Hussein is dead. Don Rumsfeld is retired. All of those are good things of varying importance.
And how can I forget the Steelers winning the Super Bowl and the Mountaineers winning big against Georgia!
As I get older, I realize that every year, even the bad ones, were good years. I am lucky. Employed, in good health, my family is happy and well, my friends are all doing well, and I have a lot of things to look forward to this coming year.
Additionally, this website is still moving along nicely. Having Tim aboard has really rounded things out (although not so much with my turn against the GOP as of late), we have a good thing going (for the most part) in the comments (I wish there were emore right-wing voices), and hopefully Tom will be able to post more. And despite the dire predictions about possible fealty to my new corporate overlords at Pajamas Media, I have never felt freer(sp?) to write what I want, and I appreciate the fact that they have never ONCE approached me to change a post or push something I was uninterested in. Say what you want about PJ- they are a good company to work for and my relationship with them has been fine.
At any rate, best of luck with the New Year, don’t drink and drive, and don’t forget to eat your pork and sauerkraut tomorrow for good luck.