Tuesday, January 2, 2018
New Year, Old Year.
There is so much hype regarding the new year, I just don't really get it, probably a drawback from being too much of a realist. To me all the gums flapping about it being a clean slate, a fresh beginning or a new start, is an imaginary belief in my eyes. I don't get excited over New Year's day, to me it's just another day, in just another week, in just another month. It shouldn't matter if you started a diet yesterday, today or two months from now, if you're going to try to accomplish something, just do it when you are ready and not some made up starting point. I cringe when someone says Happy New Year, I know it's strange but I feel embarrassed when I have to say it back, to me it's pointless because we don't know what the next year will hold for us. It could be something happy, it could also be a devastating year for that person and life isn't going to change no matter what I say. I feel like I'm pretending so as not to hurt people with reality, okay I will make believe that Harry Potter waved his magic wand and the world is a different place today, compared to Sunday. Then again toasting in the new year is a good idea, a drink or two with friends to start things off never hurt anyone and since the tradition isn't going to go away you might as well benefit from it, plus I did get a bunch of pretty calendars for free to put up.