It's true. I have a big announcement. You see there has been something secret I have been working on for over a year. I think it might come as a surprise. Come see.
Inside each of us resides two of us. We pretend on the outside that there is just one but really, there are two. There is the one that is the beauty and the hope and the light. And then there is the other that is the ugly, the angry and the dark...
I am not one for New Year’s resolutions per se (although believe me, I want to lose weight, be more grateful, and make new friends, as much as the next person). But I do like to have a New Year’sWord – kind of like a guiding theme for the year. Last year, this was my word. And I think I did a pretty good job. But it’s time for me to move on and try a new word for 2017.
So my word this year is....
What a ride you have taken me on.
I am still upset with you for the outcome of the US election -- you pulled a fast one there. You also did a lousy job internationally: refugees, random terrorist attacks, Syria.
But you taught me a few things, too, big and small, practical and theoretical. So I will forgive you.
Here's what I learned: