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Tuesday, 1 January 2013

New Year, New Beginnings .....

2013 is here and I hope that people will be kind to each other.  I hope people will help each other.  I hope people with treat others with respect.  It doesn't seem like too much to hope for, does it?
You will know by now how much I love vintage cards (well, anything vintage really), and here are a few to start the new year with.

"This bright new year is given me
To live each day with zest
To daily grow and try to be
My highest and my best!"
(William Arthur Ward).
"One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this — To rise above the little things.”

(John Burroughs).

Here's hoping that 2013 will be kind to all of us!



Shady Del Knight said...

Hallo, dear Thisisme! "Onward and upward," as we like to say. What better time than today, January 1st, to take advantage of a clean slate and make every minute count, start living life with gusto, spreading joy and happiness and helping others in need? I pray that it will be a wonderful year for you and your family, for England, for America and for the world. Happy new year, my dear friend Thisisme!

NITA said...

May God Bless you and your family richly in 2013. Look forward to continued fellowship with you here and on facebook.

Nita x

becca said...

Happy New year may the year bring you all that is wonderful

Caramella said...

What a lovely post! I also wish you much serenity! Happy new year from Italy :)

Diana Alex said...

Happy New Year!
Here's wishing you more happiness 
Than all my words can tell, 
Not just alone for New Years Eve 
But for all the year as well.

Great post: I like these photos so much!!
What about following each other?

flowers on my table said...

Hello Diane,
I hope you have had a really lovely Christmas. My new year's resolution is to be kinder. I try to be kind, but sometimes I slip up, especially with my loved ones, so I am going to try harder. I hope that 2013 turns out to be a real humdinger of a year for you and your family, full of love, and joy, peace and contentment.
Thank you for your friendship over this past year, I love talking to you, and look forward to the coming year.
All my love to you, Linda x

Chatty Crone said...

Just stopping by to say hello and wish you a Happy New Year! sandie

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger said...

Wishing you a great 2013 Diane!

Bethe77 said...

Love all your vintage Happy New years. I couldnt decide what one was my favorite as I loved them all each and everyone. Happy New Year to you and your family. May this year be filled with more blessing than you can hold and be more prospers than you could dream.

Olive said...

Happy New Year my friend. Be Blessed.

Belle said...

Happy New Year, Diane! I hope your year is filled with joy. I love the cherub faces on old greeting cards. They are lovely. God bless.

orchid said...

Dearest Diane,
Happy New Year to you, too from Japan♡♡♡ I enjoyed every lovely vintage picture, my friend. Wishing you and your precous family a prosperous year 2013.
Sending you lots of love and hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

romance-of-roses said...

Happy New Year 2013 my dear friend, I agree with everything you mention. I have a birthday in a week and looking forward to it, yes, another year older but we cannot turn back the clock so might as well go with it. Blessings, Lu

Jennifer Hoppins said...

Happy New Year Diane! I'm so happy to know you are surrounded by your loving family through these holidays. I also enjoyed the vintage cards. I think that fine art becomes more rare as time goes forward.

Jo-Anne Meadows said...

Love the vintage cards they look so pretty but like you I like vintage stuff.........I take after my mother

Suzanne Prickett said...

Hi Thisisme! Sorry I'm so late. I've been pretty sick, and, just had to forego blogging this past week or so...gosh I don't even remember where the holidays went!

Happy New Year to you! I've seen some of your gorgeous photos on facebook, trying to pretend I'm not sick, but it got the best of me! This is a beautiful post, I especially love the card of the old moon face. You would see that a lot on vintage cards in the 1950's! Have a wonderful weekend...will catch up to you on FB.! Hugs and Happy New Year!♥

Empty Nester said...

I love all things vintage too. This year...I mean, last year...I mean just before Christmas, I found some Christmas cards that were just like the ones my grandmother used to send out each year. I bought them even though I knew I had to send out New Years cards this time around. I have a lot of ornaments for the Christmas trees that are hers too- they are my favorites!