Oud en Nieuw (Old and New)

OMG am I really almost a month late on this one?  I really wanted to get that anniversary entry up and it ended up being quite the bear, taking me a solid week to write and then of course, some shiny object distracted me and here we are, almost a month into the new year.

It’s hard to believe that we are already into 2015.  There’s no sugar coating that 2014 was a bad year. I’m glad it’s over.  I know it’s just a number and any day, month or year can be not so great, but 2014 was just terrible as far as years go.  But it was also eye opening to me.

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New Years 2014 in Lucerne

We’ve been incredibly lucky to celebrate the new year in different places over the last few years.  From Lanzarote (Spain) to the French Pyrenees and now in Switzerland.  It’s not a bad life.  And when the new year comes, it’s nice to reflect on all that’s happened over the past 365 days and to come up with an idea of what you’d like to see over the upcoming 365. Continue reading

Happy New Year – Welcoming 2012!

I’m going to admit this straight off the bat… we’re lame.  We did nothing at all to ring in the new year.  As a matter of fact the kids were in bed by 9 and Josh and I went upstairs to read around 10:30.  Josh had his annual viewing of Army of Darkness much to my chagrin… I had hoped he would forget that this year but alas, he did not…and he had it preloaded on to the ipad.  Oy vey!  I was the only one still awake at midnight and it was because I was determined to finish my book.  However, we are staying in the middle of no where and I have no idea where a party would have even been found much less if we would have wanted to attend.  So a mellow New Year it was. Continue reading