Thursday, 31 December 2009

Horror, health, hope & happiness

I’m not big on New Year celebrations, but 2009 is a year I will happily bid farewell. It has been a year of horror, but in that also lays new beginnings. It has been a year of moments that has changed our lives and who we are. It has been a year of bright spots of pure happiness and hope for the future. It has been a year of building a new health from rock bottom to bursting with energy. It has been a year of joyful times with family and making new friends. It has been a year of life.


I always get a bit blue after Christmas; after the family has left and husband’s back to work, so I do what I always do – quilt the blues away. Normally the Christmas decorations would go tomorrow morning, but I think I want to keep them for a little while longer; I have not really had the time to enjoy them, and the tree does serve a purpose – I can dance around my living room without people lining up outside to watch.


So, with these little guys (yes, they are teeny tiny, and I have hand sewn them using felt during another post-Christmas-blues), I’ll say Takk for det gamle, which means Thanks for the old, and is what we say to each other at the end of the year here.

Happy New Year!


22 comments:

  1. I wish you a happy new year, health and joy.

    In Germany the decorations are up until the 6th of January, the day of the three magi.

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  2. Nina, I hope the New Year for you is prosperous in happiness, health and wealth.

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  3. Best wishes for a wonderful 2010!

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  4. Takk for det gamla, så snakkes vi til neste år. Kos dere ikveld!! Klem fra meg :D

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  5. Wishing you a happy and blessed New Year!

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  6. Wishing you health and happiness in 2010.

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  7. The little piggies are wonderful.
    Happy New Year.

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  8. Hoping the new year brings you joy, and peace, Nina! Happy 2010! And if the tree makes you happy, leave it up!!
    Mine stayed up until February last year....
    :-}

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  9. There was definite good, but quite a bit of bad in 2009. I'm looking forward to 2010 and hope for a better year for everyone! To good health, happiness, and friendship may 2010 be a Merry year for all.

    And I love your angels and cute little pigs!

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  10. Wishing you all the best for 2010! Love those pigs!

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  11. Thanks for the wishes and I send them right back to you from me. Takk for det gamla - I like that! Cheers for a 2010 that inspires wondrous creativity for all of us.

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  12. Here's wishing all your dreams for 2010 come true. Love your wee little ones - too cute!

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  13. I'm with you. 2009 was not the best year. So here's to a great new year for all of us!!!

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  14. Those little piggies are so cute! Yes, when I am down, sewing does the trick every time!!! I wish you the best in 2010 and let's keep blogging cuz new friends always help make one feel better!!!

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  15. Your little piggies are so cute...and we all need a few angels in our life. Takk for det gamle to you too. May you have a healthy and happy New Year.

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  16. Wishing you a very happy, healthy, and prosperous 2010! I'm glad we met.

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  17. Very cut piggies!

    Wishing you a blessed New Year!

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  18. i love the piggies!! Where can we get one Or two Or three little piggies?? Or is there a pattern? Have a great year in 2010. Corky from PiecefulDays.SquareSpace.com

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  19. Takk for det gamle, what a wonderful saying!

    I’m not sad 2009 is over either! I welcome 2010, a new year, new possibilities, changes, quilts etc.

    Happy New Year Mrs.Moen!!

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  20. I get the post-christmas blues too. Love the piggies-- is there a pattern?

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  21. Wishing you a year of super happiness!

    I love the piggies!!! Hubby and I collect pigs! :)

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