02 January 2022

New Years - Past, Present, Future Done Lightly

New Years Past

A century ago, similar concerns.

cartoon © 1921 Buffalo Times (New York)
Normalcy © 1921 Buffalo Times (New York)

New Years Present

The light show, just because.

New Years Future

At heart, mystery writers are romantics searching for happy endings in our own little world.

Oh, c'mon, admit it– that's sweet.

Happy New Year!


  1. I was interested to see the word "normalcy" in 1922. This caused me to look up something I assumed was a fact about the origin of the word and find out it is not true. https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/did-warren-harding-coin-normalcy

    1. Thank you, Rob. Now I've learned a new word to start the new year… jackasstical.

  2. Happy New Year, Leigh! And oh, how we all wait and long and hope for normalcy!

    1. Thank you, Eve, and a happy New Year to you!


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