New Year, New Beginnings… Part III
Once again, a New Year is upon us. Time for me to choose a new header/banner, for the year 2012. Just as I choose a single word that best describes the prior year that passed, I also pick a new banner to use for the coming year. I enjoy reflecting back on the prior years’ words and banners, specifically for their powerful meaning to me.
In 2008 I wasn’t blogging yet, so no banner – but my word for that year was Monumental.
It’s not by accident that my first banner below included so many mountains.
My word of 2009 was Colorful.
The next piece below is made up of five of my most favorite things.
My word of 2010 was Serene.
The below shot is a panoram I took while staying at the beach last New Years.
My new word for 2011… drum roll please…
My word of 2011 is Transitional.
It was hard to find a word for 2011. When I finally ran across transitional, I knew I didn’t need to look any further.
I’m finding the end of 2011 to be this huge reflection pool, of this year as well as years prior. In late Spring I moved from my humble abode of three years, the place where I started my new life in 2008. It took some adapting to learn to live with someone again, since Keith and I had both been living alone for so long.
It didn’t take long at all. Where I live now is home in every sense of the word. Hard to explain, except that I feel like I’ve always lived there. Whenever Keith and I are together, everything just seems so easy. Of course life will always have it’s trials and tribulations – but it just seems easy. If that makes any sense.
So on to a brand new year. Nearly four years later, I can finally breathe that long-awaited sigh and say… this butterfly has completed her journey. And what a journey it’s been.
You have nice headers. Happy New Year. Thank you for your continued help in 2012.
December 29, 2011 at 8:30 am
Thank you, Cocomino – and Happy New Year to you as well! 🙂
December 29, 2011 at 4:47 pm
Love the new banner .. it’s so YOU 🙂
December 29, 2011 at 9:02 am
Haha, thanks Mom. I thought the addition of the butterfly from my original avatar was a nice touch. 🙂
December 29, 2011 at 5:20 pm
completed – hope that does not mean you are no longer blogging. Come to think of it, I don’t have a header. Must look into that.
December 29, 2011 at 9:05 am
Oh, not at all Carl, although I have posted less frequently the last few months. Happy New Year! 🙂
December 29, 2011 at 5:21 pm
December 29, 2011 at 10:36 am
Thanks E – Happy New Year to you and yours. 🙂
December 29, 2011 at 5:22 pm
Happy New year! Love the new banner, I need to steal your skills as I want a new one. I hope 2012 is amazing for you!
January 3, 2012 at 8:11 am
Thanks so much, Vix. It’s from our July trip to Grandfather mountain, I found it fitting and like that it shows me from behind. 🙂 I hope 2012 brings you much joy and happiness!!
January 3, 2012 at 11:56 am