Sad to see 2012 go? Not in the least. The sooner 2012 is in the rear view mirror the better.
However, since this is the time for those annual year end/new year lists, here, in no particular order, is a list of just a few random thoughts as we say “Goodbye” to the old year and “Hello” to the new year.
Is anybody besides us ready to kick out EVERY member of Congress? This “fiscal cliff-hanger” is nonsense. This is probably stating the obvious, but as an adult you learn that you don’t always get your way and, now and then, you have to compromise. These idiots are acting like children … no, wait, that’s an insult to children. These idiots are acting like … idiots.
We’re gonna miss Dick Clark.
In 2012, the number of things drivers did to occupy their time when they should be driving seems to have increased. The number of drivers doing those things seems to be increasing, too. We’ve found a new game to play when we see a driver drifting from lane to lane. Assuming he/she doesn’t cause an accident and we actually get to pass them, we try to guess, in advance, what they are doing. So far, texting and talking on the cell phone seem to be the most popular. Although, reading a newspaper or book is up there and there was this one guy with a tuba …
John Williams and Milt Rosenberg walked through the exit the same way they walked in … with class. As we reflect on the many years we spent inside your radio speakers, having had the privilege of working with both John and Milt stands out as a real highlight.
Any bets on how far we make it into 2013 before Lindsay Lohan stumbles her way into the headlines again? If only the enablers who surround her could get the jail time she probably will.
Peter Parker is dead and Steve is done buying comics. Having said that, previews for the “Iron Man 3” movie look pretty cool.
Four more years before the next election is not nearly enough time to wipe away all the muck from this campaign season.
Honey Boo Boo? Really?!?!?
Time spent with family and friends really does matter. So does time spent with good music. Here’s hoping you have plenty of both and all the happiness you can handle in 2013.
Happy New Year!