Happy new year, everybody!
I wish you good, painless new year's celebrations and a fabulous and in-spite-of-it-all successful year 2009. Don't let a "slowing economy" and any other horror stories in the news put you off your personal pursuit of happiness. There are better times ahead!
(funny ecard motive from someecards.com -- and no, I am not on ADs; I am needlessly optimistic enough on my own ;) )