Carolyn’s Online Magazine
NEW YEAR CERTAINTIES FOR…2016?
The years for the statements below, published in a New Year’s article, are listed as X and W.
Will there be a (year X)
- …(year W) has been that sort of year: blink twice, and the next thing you know, something near and dear has hit the fan. In short, few of us here can recall a year we were gladder to see the back of (year W)…Which leaves only the big question: Are We Glad To See The Front Of (year X)?
Newspapers are going to depress you
Television is going to irritate you
Legislation is going to infuriate you
Inflation is going to cost you
Whether you can cope is going to worry you
- what kind of shape your sense of humor is in
- what regular doses of gloom, despair and catastrophe are doing to your sense of perspective
- whether you want everybody from archbishops to anarchists telling you what you’re supposed to think about it.
X = 1976
W = 1975