winter pixie

Ahh…2009. Here we go, the night we set down your reins; the night we set you free.

How I can be writing this from the parents’ country home of the incredible man with whom you gifted me late in your cool summer to heat up my autumn, I have yet to comprehend.  I know one thing for certain, he has been with me every step of the way. I would have never guessed this would be how I would see you out.  Still, I cannot now think of a better way to bid you adieu.

You, 2009, have been a testimony to the power of knowing what I want and not settling for less. I have become quieter in my resolve, but resolved no less.

Thank you, for the ups and the downs and all the sideways, too.

I will use them well.

I promise.