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by Karen C Vanderlaan

Monday, December 31, 2007
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I drink a toast to the new year

For the chance to continue this journey

To participate in the act of living,

A chance to better each step on the road

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/10/2011
I think such wishes are fine for each and every day, Karen. Thank you. Love and best wishes to you,

Reviewed by Art Sun 1/1/2008
I wish ALL the BEST for YOU and All your family....

Happy New Year...

love and peace...

Art Sun...
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/1/2008
Cheers...what a wonderful toast, all the best to you in the New Year as well...

Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson 1/1/2008
This is a wonderful tradition and a chance for us all to see not only where we have been, but where we may fo in the future...Happy new Year to you and yours.

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/1/2008
Thanks for sharing your words with me today!!
May God bless you with good health,
prosperity, friendship, love, laughter,
joy, and peace in 2008!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/1/2008
And a toast right back at you - Happy, Happy New Year!
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 1/1/2008
Wishing you A Happy and Healthy New year Karen and thank you for sharing.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 12/31/2007
Have a Prosperous & Healthy 2008
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 12/31/2007
Cheers to you and Cheers to a better and more enlightening New Year!
Peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/31/2007
Amen! Well said Karen!I share this toast with you!

Happy New Year!
With Love,
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 12/31/2007
well said, well done
Reviewed by Julie Donner Andersen 12/31/2007
The past is history. The future is unknown. NOW is a gift, that's why they call is the "present". :)

Yes, a chance to start anew, not just on New Year's Eve, but with each day. It's never too late.

Thanks for the reminder. :)

Reviewed by Sherry Heim 12/31/2007
It is a time of opportunity as is every moment we are granted, but with the New Year, we sense the ridding of the old and the freshness of the new. Very nicely done, Karen. Happy New Year to you and your loved ones.
Take care,
Reviewed by Ted Bossis 12/31/2007
Your intentions are always clear & well meant_All love~Ted
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 12/31/2007
Beautiful message.

May 2008 show us the way to improve the quality of life in our HOME planet EARTH under the light of creativity and fraternity.

In admiration,

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 12/31/2007
B R A V A !! HAPPY NEW YEAR, KAREN !! May 2008 be your best year yet. . .and just the beginning of a great adventure that finds you clinbing new heights {without getting a single ache or pain;)}.
Peace, xOx Pea xOx
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 12/31/2007
I will drink to that,, cheers for each step along the way. Happy 2008
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 12/31/2007
Excellent write, Karen; may this be your best year EVER!!

Very well penned; brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D

Happy '2008'!
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 12/31/2007
Karen, thank you for the toast and book . . . It came today . . . I will put up the one I am reading and get into yours, can't wait . . .
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 12/31/2007
Amen, Karen, Amen. May 2008 be your best yet!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Staci Gansky-Wagner 12/31/2007
Happy New Year!
Reviewed by George Carroll 12/31/2007
May we follow in your footsteps. Happy New Year.

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