This is the final weekend of 2017. And, yikes, what a year. When I say that, I obviously don’t mean that 2017 was full of happiness and good cheer. To the contrary, 2017 was crappy. To confirm that, one needn’t look to far from the current occupant of a certain house in Washington. Yes, the man with thin orange skin, the biggest ego in the universe, truly poor character, and a reputation of wanting to destroy (or at least unjustly distort the reputation of) anyone who doesn’t get in line with him and see the world the way he sees it. And the way he sees it, he’s the only savior from this world of evil and prejudice, despite overwhelming evidence that he’s the leading propellant of evil and prejudice.
Yeah, You Know Who (my shorthand for the above mentioned man with thin orange skin) and his minions have led us into very dark times here in 2017. But for every dark story this old year has wrought, there has been at least one positive story to counter it. And with it being the end of the year, it’s high time for me to think of some positives.