2012 so long..

Words that come to mind when I think of 2012:

  • upheaval, goodbye, Mediatheque, 7 years, Toronto, Montreal, home, Trayvon Martin, unmotivated, lay off, sadness, Newtown, family, relief, happiness, love, anger, friends, returning, Malala, Pussy Riot, guns, Obama, dragon year, Whitney Houston

Songs that come to mind that I love when I think of 2012:

  • Domino (Jessie J), Give Your Heart A Break (Demi Lovato), Part of Me (Katy Perry), Closer (Tegan and Sara), Walk (Foo Fighters), (Blow Me) One Last Kiss (P!nk),  I Knew You Were Trouble (Taylor Swift)

Movies that come to mind when I think of 2012:

  • Saving Face, Stories We Tell, 21 Jump Street (yes, that’s right)

But most of all when I think about the challenges, the heartache, the uncertainty, the risk-taking and the diving in that 2012 brought to me and my family – it continued my feeling that I never live with regret, that I am made of stronger stuff than I realize, and that nothing that we face is greater than we can handle.

So, thank you, 2012 – bring it, 2013.

I promise to read more books this year, more than ever to make up for the last of not reading any books at all.

I promise to at least have one new written piece.

I raise my glass to all of you.

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