1/1/16

Happy New Year!


Well, here are the first words of my 365-page book of 2016:

A cool rain is spraying the sidewalks, lawns, and rooftops in my hometown, but, it's of no consequence to me. 'Cause, I love the idea of dancing and singing in the rain. Much like Gene Kelly did in the following video clip from the movie Singin' In The Rain 'cause I believe a life well-lived has a lot to do with how you arrange your mind. For example, I think Frank Baum, the author of The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz,  should have had a character in his book ask,"The great and powerful Wizard" for a great and powerful attitude.   

A well-written story should include laughter, fun, kindness, romance, forgiveness, and gratitude, coupled with the courage to meet life's challenges. Therefore, I'm determined to follow my bliss this year and to remain grateful for the rest of my favorite things in life; grace, loyalty, forgiveness, friendship, family, and love.

So, I don't care if it drizzles all day, in fact, I might go outside and dance. I could pretend a tree is a lamppost.  What story will you write this year?





The lyrics to Singin' In The Rain were written by Arthur Freed and the music by Nacio Herb Brown

Thank you for visiting A Nice Place In The Sun. And again, Happy New Year.

And remember to do what makes you happy. :)




6 comments:

Sandee said...

A new day, a new year and all the possibilities.

Happy New Year my friend. Big hugs to you and tons of scritches to Simon. ♥♥♥

"Annie" said...


Thank you, Sandee! I tried to send you a Happy New Year card, but it wouldn't go through. Thank you for being such a supportive friend. My blog is slowly coming back into action, due partly to your comments. I really do appreciate you.

Happy New Year to you too, my friend.

"Big Hugs" back to you, and Simon says thanks for the scritches.

xoxo

Linda said...

A new beginning! I wish you only the best in 2016, and always! :)

Stephanie Faris said...

Maybe we should all spend more time singing in the rain in 2016!

"Annie" said...


Linda, Thank you, and I wish you only the best too!

I hope you had a great holiday!

"Annie" said...



Stephanie,

I think so, especially if you can dance like Gene Kelly, although I dance everywhere anyway. Thank you for visiting and for leaving a comment. Happy New Year to you!

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