This year of “xxxx”

So far, this year (this year of “xxxx”) has been a doozy.

As I wrote in the post linked above, I have that superstitious leaning towards believing that what’s happening at midnight of a New Year will somehow describe (or determine) the coming year.

At the transition of 2016-2017 I was hearing fireworks. But not seeing them. Was that an important distinction? I do feel like this year so far has been a little explosive. I’ve tried some new things. Maybe there were some fireworks. Or maybe those fireworks were only in my mind’s eye/ear and otherwise not quite present. Like the fireworks I could hear but not see. Continue reading