Monday, December 31

it's today. . .



No raucous fanfares to herald the new year,
no lists of achievements achieved
or opportunities missed,
just quiet contentment that another 365 days have passed
safely and softly.

We're no further forward
but we're no further back.
Dreams are still dreams
hopes stay hopeful
health is healthy
and you know what? that's enough for me.

Some years have been rollercoasters
some years have been tainted
but now. . .
I'm content with my lot,
lucky with my lot
and blessed beyond measure.

 
Thankyou all for your support
and comments and emails
and hugs.
For listening and laughing
and sharing snippets of your lives.

Wishing you everything you wish for yourselves in 2013
xx

14 comments:

Jee said...

Love and best wishes, Elaine. Have a great New Year.

Tilly Rose said...

Happy New Year wishes....

Hope it is filled with lovely memories
Tilly x

Molly said...

Happy New Year Ted & Bunny xx

WinnibriggsHouse said...

It is one of the few good things about getting older, this ability to be contented with your lot! I too know that feeling and am ever grateful for the love of family and good friends that help to make it so.
I wish you and yours a happy and healthy New Year....and can't wait for more posts to make me giggle in 2013.
Jenny xx

Vintage Sheet Addict said...

Happy New Year,and great things in 2013! :) x

Sherri B. said...

Happy New Year to you my dear friend! xo

OhSoVintage said...

Love Pooh's sentiments. Yes, to be happy with one's lot, what more could one wish for? Wishing you a very happy 2013 too.
xx

Lazy Daisy Jones said...

Happy new year to you and yours....
adorable message and picture...
D x

Sylvia said...

Happy New year, Elaine, wishing you all the best for 2013 !
Sylvia

Sue said...

Happy New Year, all the very best for 2013.

Sue xx

the vanilla squirrel said...

Sounds like a great place to be......peace and all happiness for 2013 x

Annie said...

Happy new Year Elaine, I hope 2013 brings you lots of good things.
Ann x

menopausalmusing said...

Happy New Year Elaine, and long may you be this contented. What a brilliant illustration you chose for this post, thank you!

nilly said...

Happy New Year to you! Hope it's full of more contentment.

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