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New Year’s Resolve?

on January 21, 2019

So how are those New Year’s Resolutions coming along???  I tried a new approach this year.  I was away from home for New Year’s and I had a blast.

Normally I sit home and wonder why none of my gal pals, or married couple’s friends wanna go out and do anything to celebrate new beginnings.  They’re in bed by 9:00 . . .

Maybe I didn’t get enough of the Party Life done when I was young?

So this year an opportunity presented itself.  My college team was playing in the New Year’s Day Sugar Bowl in New Orleans.  I reached out to some fellow crazy football friends to see if they wanted to take a trip to NOLA for the game and, oh by the way, New Year’s Eve?

Bam!  They said yes.  We had a blast.  We brought in the New Year together, well . . . OK, a couple of them did retire early but some of us saw the “ball drop” in NYC and toasted the entry of 2019.  Win or lose for the football game, we were gonna bring in 2019 and look “forward” to new beginnings and a happy New Year.

As luck would have it, a miracle occurred and we did win the football game, but that was just the icing on the cake.  The best part was being together, and agreeing that the past is in the rear view, and the future is bright.

So my new approach that I alluded to above?  No New Year’s Resolutions, just a promise to myself that life is only as good as I make it myself.  Look forward, always.  The past is not your life sentence, the future is what you make it no matter the hand you were dealt!

This is going to be my year.


6 responses to “New Year’s Resolve?

  1. Franelle says:

    So true girlfriend. I just would have liked to be invited to NewOrleans

    • Honestly, the way large crowds and loud noise make you uncomfortable, you’d have been miserable. We were literally the next seats over from the Longhorn Band. It was loud for 4 hours. Don’t think I didn’t think on that 😳😳😳

  2. terryrambin says:

    Looking back is an issue a lot of us have….onward….forward….lessons learned…blessings earned.

  3. Marie says:

    Love it!!

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