It’s 2012

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I watched the clock hit midnight on Dec. 31st and texted a few friends “Happy New Year” and went to bed. This morning I realized it is 2012. It will be a time of a little reflection which will probably continue for a few days or weeks. The past year was tough. We didn’t have any physical or health issues to deal with, but financial issues cause their own stress. Higher prices, fewer hours causing less income, and a daughter struggling despite working 2 jobs, all contributed to an underlying worry that has become the norm. I’ve watched the change in the “economy” as well as the business I’ve worked in for the past 30 years change dramatically in the past 3 years. There has been a consistent decline over that time that was at first curious, then worrisome and now has become disturbing. I can only think it is a new day, a new year, and a new beginning. Surely we have experienced the low point and a turnaround is about to begin. That will be what I will pray and believe for. So to all who read this…Happy New Year!

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About estherlou

My husband and I married in 1970. I am the mother of 2 and grandmother to 5. I share my health stories and my experiences with Thrive. I am reading and writing blogs, watching tv, making jewelry and rosaries, selling in my Etsy store and playing solitaire. I am home bound and add in my physical therapy exercises to my daily routine. I will blog about my progress or anything that catches my attention at that moment. See you around and thanks for stopping by!
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5 Responses to It’s 2012

  1. hugmamma says:

    hope 2012 is kinder to you and your loved ones…

    happiness now…and always…hugmamma. 🙂

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  2. catsopinion says:

    But you forwarded that other blog about how we are so ignorant about just how bad our economy is and it’s falling fast. I didn’t even wanna read it. I prefer to be in the dark.

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  3. jodiq says:

    Blech, sorry to hear of the struggles. I hope you’re right about an upswing this year as I’m looking for work…

    Have a happy new year, Esther…if nothing else, you’ve got us blog friends 😉

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  4. the economy has been rotten. son and I have been working to make shortcuts so that we survive. that is all we can do. good post.

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