A couple of days ago people gathered in New York’s Times Square for the fourth annual Good Riddance Day.
A giant shredder and sledgehammers were available so that people could destroy mementos of 2010. Participants were urged to take items that held unpleasant memories from the past twelve months so that they could obliterate them and start 2011 with a clean slate.
For those who couldn’t make it to Times Square, there was an online opportunity to shred your 2010 memories.
I reckon that most years are a mix of good and bad. Some years seem better than others but even the dark years have glimmers of hope throughout. 2010 was no exception for me. It was a mixture of joy, sadness, tough times, amazing experiences, love, dissapointment and lots more. I don’t reckon I’ll look back on it as a standout year but I know that I’ve learnt lessons and moved forward.
What are there things you’re looking forward to leaving behind when the clock strikes midnight? What hopes does 2011 hold for you? I’d love to hear what you have to say so please leave a comment or two below.
When the curtain comes down on 2010 tonight will it be farewell or good riddance to the year for you?
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