It’s 2012. I’m glad to be here. I hope you are too. Be inspired, be engaged by whatever you do, and be kind to yourself and others. Happy New Year.
If you’re in search of a New Year’s mantra, you could do worse than the sentiment the New York Tribune came up with for the picture above: “This little maid seems determined to get out of 1909 all the brightness and merriment possible. Are you?”