Happy New Year, gentle readers. Six days less than we usually have between Thanksgiving and Christmas really did make a difference. Now that most of us can catch our breath after the Christmas marathon, it is time to look toward the future and turn our thoughts to prospering and surviving in 2020.
Western civilizations are not alone in celebrating the beginning of the new year. Since man has kept a calendar, civilizations have always marked in some way the beginning of the new year.