We did it. We made it through a full year, four whole seasons, since Ike. The calendar page will turn in a few hours, and we’ll have survived the first full year after the storm. The island looks good, we mostly look pretty good, and we’ve gotten our emotions and psyches back in relative balance.
So what will 2010 bring? Peace. Prosperity. Or at least the beginnings of economic recovery. Because that didn’t happen in 2009, by the way.
2010 will be quiet. No drama. It will bring focus — to our work and our relationships.
At least that’s my prayer.
P.S. Click here to read what I wrote last year.
Copyright © 2009 Alice Melott
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