Daily Archives: December 31, 2010

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What Is New and What Is Old

Today is New Year’s Eve. People the world over are anticipating the beginning of a new calendar year.  As 2011 makes its debut, many people have revived hopes of a new beginning. Many others will welcome 2011 with intense celebrations that morph into blurry hangovers. Many resolutions will be made, but few will be kept. New calendars will be hung. For some, hope will abound, and for others depression will remain. Many will put their faith in a ball that falls in Times Square—they will cling to the hope that this year will really be different.  This is what is old about New Year’s Eve.  Perhaps this is why the celebrations are so extravagant; people hoping against hope that things […]